Dr. Moritz Kraemer is Chief Economist of CountryRisk.io, a global country risk plattform and Chief Economic Advisor of Acreditus, a UAE-based risk consultancy firm. He also serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Scope Ratings, the largest Europe-headquartered Credit Rating Agency. Until 2018 he was at S&P Global as the Sovereign Ratings Group’ Global Chief Ratings Officer. Before that he started his post-academic career as an Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C. Moritz holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Göttingen (Germany). He studied Economics, Latin American Studies and Literature in Frankfurt, Southampton and San Diego. He currently teaches graduate courses at Goethe-University Frankfurt’s House of Finance and the Centre International de Formation Européene (Nice).