President, S&P Global Ratings
Martina L. Cheung is President of S&P Global Ratings. She has ultimate responsibility for all aspects of the business, including commercial, analytical, control, and operations functions.
S&P Global Ratings is regulated in many of the countries in which it operates, and Martina is a director of two of its largest legal entities, Standard & Poor’s Credit Market Services Europe Limited and Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC. Ms. Cheung also serves as the Executive Sponsor of S&P Global Sustainable1, supporting to drive the enterprise-wide growth strategy for ESG.
Ms. Cheung is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Economic Club of New York, and in 2019, was appointed to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) subcommittee on Climate-Related Market Risk. Ms. Cheung has spoken on key industry topics covering ESG, cyber security, technology and diversity in the workforce across public forums that include the World Economic Forum at Davos, the Institute for International Finance membership meeting, and Politico Women Rule, among others.
Ms. Cheung joined S&P Global in 2010 as Vice President of Operations and went on to serve as S&P Global’s Chief Strategy Officer, where she was responsible for the execution and measurement of S&P Global’s continuing expansion of its global footprint. She also served as Head of Risk Services in S&P Global Market Intelligence, where she leveraged S&P Global’s significant risk intellectual property to serve clients in managing complex risk challenges. She most recently served as President of S&P Global Market Intelligence and Ms. Cheung formally served on the Board of CRISIL.
Ms. Cheung is the Executive Sponsor for the Asian Professionals for Excellence (APEX), and Women’s Initiative for Networking Success (WINS). She also has active involvement in other S&P Global ERGs including Women in Technology (WIT) and S&P Global's LGBTQ+ & Friends ERG (Spectrum). Ms. Cheung’s philanthropic efforts include support for organizations such as Upwardly Global and YWCA.
Prior to joining S&P Global, she worked in the consulting industry, first in Accenture’s Financial Services Strategy group and later as a Partner at Mitchell Madison Consulting. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a master’s degree in Business Studies from University College Galway.