Gurpreet Chhatwal

President & Business Head CRISIL Ratings at CRISIL

Gurpreet Chhatwal leads the large and mid-corporate ratings businesses at CRISIL. He is responsible for analytical execution, managing client relationships, enhancing CRISIL’s franchise through thought leadership and outreach. He is also responsible for spearheading the innovation agenda at CRISIL Ratings, while continuing to focus on raising the rating standards at an industry level.

Prior to this, Gurpreet set up the Risk and Analytics (R&A) practice globally for CRISIL Global Research and Analytics (GR&A) that now provides risk modelling, model validation, stress testing and regulatory support to global clients.

Gurpreet has held various positions with CRISIL’s ratings business, across the analytical and the business development teams, and has played a key role in its growth over the years. He joined CRISIL as an analyst in the ratings division and led ratings assignments for large clients in various sectors. From 2008 to 2012, Gurpreet led the Bank Loan Ratings (BLR) business – he was part of the team that set up CRISIL’s BLR business and reached a milestone of over 10,000 outstanding ratings by April 2012.

Gurpreet has also been a part of CRISIL’s Global Analytical Centre and worked with S&P Global,


  • President & Business Head CRISIL Ratings

    Current role