Priti Arora

Business Head, CRISIL Global Analytical Centre & Chief Strategy Officer at CRISIL

Priti Arora is the Chief Strategy Officer and Business Head, Global Analytical Centre (GAC), CRISIL. In her professional career of over 17 years, she has built and led large and high-performing global teams, provided value-creating solutions to global clients. She currently leads a 900-strong team that supports S&P Global Ratings Services by enhancing workflow efficiency, undertaking a range of activities that require specialized knowledge and capabilities. In her Strategy role, she is also responsible for facilitating the overall strategic direction and enterprise led initiatives in the company. She also leads the ‘Innovation Lab’ agenda and responsible for M&A within CRISIL. She also chairs the Diversity and Inclusion platform at CRISIL, ‘Winspiration’.

Priti has grown the scale and diversity in the range of services offered by GAC. Priti’s team supports analysis on 2600 companies, 800 financial institutions, 6000 public entity issuances and 80 sovereigns rated by S&P Global Ratings. Priti has helped focus on strategic long-term objectives such as developing new areas of support, generate greater cost efficiencies and talent development.

Before moving to GAC in 2008, Priti led CRISIL Global Research & Analytics’ Credit offshoring operations supporting global investment banks. Prior to that, she was a part of the CRISIL’s Ratings team and has been the lead analyst on several high-profile Indian credits across the consumer durables, fertilisers, trading, and IT/media sectors. She also spent a year in CRISIL Ratings’ Centre of Excellence (COE) where she was responsible for developing new products, refining CRISIL’s credit rating criteria, and assessing ratings performance.

Priti is an Economics Honors graduate and completed her MBA degree as a gold medallist from International Management Institute.



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