THE VISION

Our vision is for ACRAA to become an Asian regional institution of influence in enforcing the highest standards of credit rating discipline, providing the framework of cooperation for an effective infrastructure of investment information that promotes both local and regional investment flows, particularly through the Asian bond market.

Objectives

The Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia is organized for the following purposes:

  • To develop and maintain cooperative efforts that promote interaction and exchange of ideas, experiences, information, knowledge, and skills among credit rating agencies in Asia and that would enhance their capabilities and their role of providing reliable market information.
  • To undertake activities aimed at promoting the adoption of best practices and common standards that ensure high quality and comparability of credit ratings throughout the region, following the highest norms of ethics and professional conduct.
  • To undertake activities aimed at promoting the development of Asia's bond markets and cross-border investment throughout the region.

Founding Board of Directors & Officers 2001

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From left to right: Mr. Suresh Menon, Director & Chairman of Training Committee; Mr. Pranab Kumar Choudhury, Vice Chairman; Mr. Kazuo Imai, Chairman; Mr. Rajagopalan Ravimohan, Director & Chairman of Best Practices Committee; and Santiago F. Dumlao, Jr., Director & Secretary-General.


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OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS





Mr. Muzaffar Ahmed

Director

Muzaffar Ahmed FCMA, FCS is the Founder President and CEO of Credit Rating Information and Services Limited (CRISL), the first rating agency...

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Ms. Faryal Faheem

Director

Ms. Faryal Ahmad Faheem has been associated with VIS Credit Rating Company since 2006. She has been involved in rating assignments...

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Ms. Grace Lee

Director

Grace Lee is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Taiwan Ratings Corp. (TRC), Taiwan's leading credit rating services organization...

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Mr. Mehul Pandya

Director

Mr Mehul Pandya is the Executive Director with CARE Ratings, India. As the Head of CARE’s business in India and abroad, he is responsible for providing...

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Dr. Yan Yan

Director

Mr. Yan is the Chairman and President of China Chengxin International Rating Co., Ltd (“CCXI”), the leading company of China’s credit rating industry...

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OUR TEAM

 

Mr. Santiago F. Dumlao, Jr

Secretary General

Santiago "Santi" F. Dumlao, Jr. is founding director and convenor of ACRAA, and has been its Secretary General since the organization...

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Ms. Mildred F. Velayo

Executive Assistant

Mildred “Mitz” F. Velayo is the Executive Assistant of the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) since 2012. Prior to joining...

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