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Cherian George is a managing director and head of the Americas in Fitch Ratings’ global infrastructure and project finance group. He is based in New York and manages ratings and analysis on public-private partnership and project finance transactions in the Americas, including the transportation, public and social infrastructure, sports, energy and industrial sectors.

Cherian has 30 years of corporate, public sector, and project finance experience. Until 2007, he was the head of transportation in Fitch’s U.S. public finance group. Prior to joining Fitch in 1999, Cherian was an assistant comptroller and head of finance for The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s tunnels, bridges, and terminals business segment. In the early 1980s, he was a purchase executive at Tea Manufacturing & Marketing Consultants, Private Ltd., Calcutta, India, with purchasing, materials management, and product costing responsibility for a new tea garden and two plants that manufactured tables and stands for Singer Sewing Machine Co.

Cherian earned a BA in economics from Madras Christian College in India. He received an MA in economics and an MS in management and policy from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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Event Name Global Infrastructure – Lessons Learned and Market Outlook
Event Date 2017-11-16

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