Leon Bezuidenhout

Associate Director, Sovereign & IPF Ratings
S&P Global

Leon Bezuidenhout


Leon is an Associate Director for Sovereign Ratings based in South Africa and covers sovereign ratings across Sub-Saharan Africa. Leon joined S&P Global in 2021 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Prior to joining S&P Global, Leon was an analyst in the Country Risk team at Rand Merchant Bank covering Sub-Saharan Africa and was also responsible for managing cross-border credit risk. Leon’s Country Risk background started at BMI Research (now Fitch Solutions) covering frontier markets globally.

Leon is a CFA Charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in Econometrics from the University of Johannesburg.

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2022