Head Latam , Fitch Ratings

Peter V.A. Shaw is a managing director and Head of Latin America, responsible for Fitch’s business in the region, as well as oversight of the network of offices throughout Latin America. Prior to being appointed to his current responsibilities in 2015, Peter was the Regional Credit Officer for Latin America for Fitch Ratings, responsible for the integrity of ratings across the region. Prior to assuming that role in December 2010, Peter managed the Financial Institutions group in Latin America, responsible for the local and international ratings of financial institutions in the region.

Prior to joining Fitch, Peter was a senior vice president for Thomson Financial BankWatch, where he was the senior analyst for banks in Latin America. Prior to his time at BankWatch, he was a credit officer for Corestates Bank, responsible for approval of bank lines of credit to institutions in Latin America and Asia. Earlier, he worked for 10 years in the Latin American correspondent banking division of the Irving Trust Company.

Peter earned a BA in American studies from Colby College.