Director and Lead Analyst, Corporate Ratings
Omega Collocott joined S&P Global Ratings in September 2017 as Director of Corporate Ratings, based in Johannesburg. Omega’s portfolio includes companies based in sub-Saharan Africa, and operating in the utilities, mining, telecoms and chemicals sectors, amongst others.
Prior to joining S&P Global, Omega spent 11 years analysing financial institutions, having worked as sector head for Financial Institution Ratings at Global Credit Ratings, overseeing ratings across the African continent, as well as SCMB Securities and Deutsche Securities. She headed Standard Bank’s CIS and Africa Credit Research team from 2005-2009, while based in Russia. In addition to analytical roles, Omega provided audit and consulting services to financial institutions for over eight years.
Omega is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, and CFA Institute. She has previously served on the boards of the CFA societies in both South Africa and Russia. Omega completed a finance honours degree at the University of Cape Town
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