• First rating agency that received accreditation from the CBR under Federal Law N 222-FZ
  • ACRA’s Board of Directors and management have extensive global experience in the rating industry
  • are Russia's largest companies and financial institutions, each holding a 3.7% stake
  • The key principle of ACRA is compliance with the latest regulatory requirements
  • ACRA’s authorized capital amounts to more than RUB 3 bln
  • The main goal of ACRA is to deliver high-quality rating products to the Russian financial market

ACRA key principles

  • Good faith and high standards of rating activities
  • Independence and prevention of conflicts of interest
  • Timely disclosure of information on ACRA’s activities
  • Protection of confidential information
  • Transparency of rating methodologies and the rating process

Board of Directors

Karl Johansson

Karl Johansson

Chairman of the Board of Directors

From 1995 to 2000 Mr. Johansson was a Managing Partner of Ernst & Young CIS, after that he was a Regional Partner for Eastern Europe countries, including CIS (Vienna, Austria). From 2006 to 2014 he worked as a Managing Partner of Ernst & Young CIS in Moscow. While in Russia he was a coordinator of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council (FIAC) under the Russian Government.

Thomas Missong

Thomas Missong

Austria

Has more than 16 years of experience in the field of financial markets, 10 of which in rating advisory activities. Since 2010, he serves as the President of the European Association of Credit Rating Agencies EACRA (Paris, France). He is a Managing Director at RATINGPLATFORM, a company providing research on rating agencies.

Anouar Hassoune

Anouar Hassoune

Luxembourg

Has more than 15 years of experience in the field of financial markets, including 12 years in international rating agencies, namely, Moody's and Standard & Poor’s. From 2012 to 2015 he worked for The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ as the head of research and strategy for the Middle East and Africa. At present he is a co-founder, co-owner and Managing Director of West Africa Rating Agency, as well as a Managing Partner of Euris Group.

Ekaterina Trofimova

Ekaterina Trofimova

Chief executive officer (Russia)

From 2000 to 2011 Ms. Trofimova worked as a financial analyst, Director and Head of Russia and CIS Financial Institutions Rating Group at Standard & Poor’s (Paris, France). In 2011 she joined Gazprombank and from 2012 to 2015 was a member of the Bank's Management Board and supervised the Rating Advisory Center.

Vincent Truglia

Vincent Truglia

USA

Has more than 35 years of experience in the sphere of financial markets, including 15 years at Moody's, 11 of which as a Managing Director of the sovereign risk analytical team. As an independent consultant, he participated in strategy development for the non-profit rating agency INCRA.

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