David Anthony is a Director of Standard & Poor’s Global in London, and currently specializes in Middle Eastern insurance markets.
He joined Standard & Poor’s in March 1994, heading the Interactive Insurance
Ratings team until 1999, and then becoming European Regional Practice Leader for Insurance Criteria, a position he held until 2006.
David has been involved in insurance and reinsurance for 25 years, in a ratings context with Standard & Poor’s in London and with Moody’s Investors Service in New York, and also with Citibank N.A., London, where he was European Insurance Risk Manager and Senior Relationship Manager (V.P.) for Nordic insurance. Prior to this, he was involved in international corporate and correspondent banking, working with Lloyd’s Bank International, Al Saudi Banque and Credit Lyonnais in London, Brussels, Antwerp, Dubai, Bahrain, Cairo, Alexandria and Paris.
David holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Birmingham and a Master’s degree – MSc. (Econ.) – in Economic History from the University of London.