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Boards & Ambassadors Scope Group

Ambassadors

The Ambassadors bring together internationally renowned personalities, who act as ambassadors for Scope in its mission to become the alternative European rating agency. The Ambassadors represents European diversity and its multifaceted financial markets and economies. All members contribute their reputation, network and expertise to strengthening the visibility of the European rating alternative.

Prof Dr Horst Köhler | Scope Group

Prof Dr Horst Köhler

Germany

  • Former President of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
  • Former President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Jean-Claude Trichet | Scope Group

Jean-Claude Trichet

France

  • Chair of the Trilateral Commission - Europe
  • Former President of the European Central Bank
  • Former Governor of the Bank of France
José Manuel González-Páramo | Scope Group

José Manuel González-Páramo

Spain

  • Former Executive Board member of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
  • Former member of the Executive Board & Governing Council of the European Central Bank
  • Former member of the Executive Committee & Governing Council of Bank of Spain
Pier Carlo Padoan | Scope Group

Pier Carlo Padoan

Italy

  • Chairman of UniCredit
  • Former Minister of Economy and Finances of Italy
  • Former Deputy Secretary General and Chief Economist of the OECD
Leszek Balcerowicz | Scope Group

Leszek Balcerowicz

Poland

  • Founder and Chairman of the Council of the Civil Development Forum (FOR) think tank
  • Former President of the National Bank of Poland
  • Former Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister and former Minister of Finance
Dr Peter M. Haid | Scope Group

Dr Peter M. Haid

Austria

  • Chief Representative of Oddo BHF
  • Former member of the management board of Landesbank Baden-Württemberg
Prof Ewald Nowotny | Scope Group

Prof Ewald Nowotny

Austria

  • Former member of the ECB Governing Council
  • Former Governor of Austrian Central Bank
François Tesch | Scope Group

François Tesch

Luxembourg

  • Chairman of the board of directors of Foyer
  • Executive Chairman of Luxempart
Janusz Reiter | Scope Group

Janusz Reiter

Poland

  • Member of the boards of e.g. SwissRe Europe
  • Former Polish Ambassador to Germany and USA
Luigi Dante | Scope Group

Luigi Dante

Italy

  • Former Executive Representative BD for Italy with the EBRD
  • Former President of the Association of European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI)
Dr Herbert Stepic | Scope Group

Dr Herbert Stepic

Austria

  • Former CEO of Raiffeisen Bank International
  • Vice President of the International Chamber of Commerce Austria
Panfilo Tarantelli | Scope Group

Panfilo Tarantelli

Italy

  • CEO Tages Capital (international investment firm in asset management and banking)
  • Former Vice Chairman of Citi Europe
Prof Dr Mark Binz | Scope Group

Prof Dr Mark Binz

Germany

  • Founding and senior partner Binz & Partner
  • Member of the Supervisory Boards of Fielmann AG (Chairman) and Faber-Castell AG (Deputy Chairman) amongst others
Francisco R. Rey | Scope Group

Francisco R. Rey

Spain

  • Managing partner of Searey Investments & Financial Advice
  • Former Global Head of Investment Banking BBVA
Torsten Hinrichs | Scope Group

Torsten Hinrichs

Germany

  • Former Head of EMEA at Standard & Poor’s
  • Former CEO of Scope Ratings
Zaza Beradze | Scope Group

Zaza Beradze

Georgia

  • CEO Lysoform Group
Yaroslav Issakov | Scope Group

Yaroslav Issakov

Ukraine

  • Chain entrepreneur in biotech & medical treatment
  • Former CFO and President Advisor of Transnafta