The Impact of Technology on the Credit Rating Industry

Speaker : Mr. Dan Chan, Director, Product Specialist Group, Fitch Solutions
Date :   15 March 2022 (Tue)
Time : 5:30 - 6:30p.m.
Language :   English
Venue :   Online via zoom

Credit rating has been used as a credit risk benchmark in the financial industry for over 100 years. In this webinar, Mr. Dan Chan will share about how FinTech enables you to use data to measure your counterparty risk more effectively under the recent industry trend.


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Product Specialist Group
Fitch Solutions

Dan is a director of the product specialist group at Fitch Solutions, a member of Fitch Group. Fitch, S&P and Moody’s are the big 3 credit rating agencies. Dan has over 20 years’ credit-related experience including 17 years at Fitch and S&P in a variety of roles, such as product & market management, credit risk modeler, regulatory compliance consultant, and solutions architect. Before his career in credit rating agencies, Dan worked as a risk consultant and corporate credit analyst at E&Y and DBS Bank.

He holds 2 masters degrees, one in Finance and another in Information & Technology Management. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree with a research topic about bank credit ratings.




The CUHK FinTech Seminar Series is co-organized by the CEFAR Academy and the Asia-Pacific Institute of Business (APIB). Industry practitioners are invited to campus to share their areas of expertise.  We see the advantage of bringing together the academia and industry experts, providing a platform to carry out fruitful and productive discussions, encourage the exchange of ideas and promote future collaboration opportunities.  CUHK students may also widen their exposure and receive some enlightenment in their career development.

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