Douglas L. Peterson

President and CEO, S&P Global



Douglas L. Peterson co-chairs BPC’s Executive Council on Infrastructure.


He is president and chief executive officer of S&P Global, a leader in credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics for the global capital and commodity markets. He joined the company in September 2011 and served as president of Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services.


Previously, Peterson was the chief operating officer of Citibank, N.A., Citigroup’s principal banking entity that operates in more than 100 countries. Peterson was with Citigroup for 26 years, during which time he transformed businesses and drove performance in investment and corporate banking, brokerage, asset management, private equity, and retail banking. His prior roles include CEO of Citigroup Japan, country manager for Costa Rica and Uruguay, and chief auditor of Citigroup.


Peterson is co-chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Strategic Infrastructure Initiative. He serves on the boards of directors of S&P Global, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee, the Institute of International Finance’s Market Monitoring Group, the boards of advisors of Wharton Financial Institutions Center, the Partnership for New York City and the Kravis Leadership Institute, and the boards of trustees of Claremont McKenna College and the Paul Taylor Dance Company.


Peterson received an M.B.A from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree in mathematics and history at Claremont McKenna College.