Marina Petroleka is Global Head of ESG Research in Fitch Ratings’ Sustainable Finance division, based in London. In her role, Marina leads a global team of research analysts undertaking detailed research and credit-relevant analysis on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) themes and cross-sector trends, as well as supporting and providing input for ESG-related research from all Fitch’s different analytical group areas.
Previously Marina was EMEA Regional Credit Officer at the Credit Policy Group, with a focus on Research. Her main responsibilities were leading cross sector, thematic credit research to ensure comprehensive analysis and awareness on major credit risks, across asset classes, but with a focus on Corporates.
Marina joined Fitch Ratings in April 2020 from Fitch Solutions where she was Global Head of Industry Research since 2016.
Previously, she lead BMI Research’s Energy and Infrastructure team for nearly a decade. She joined BMI Research (acquired by Fitch Group in 2014) in 2007 as an analyst in the Infrastructure team.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in War Studies, and an M.A. in International Security and Development, both from King's College, University of London.