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Dr. Giacomo Barisone

Dr. Giacomo Barisone

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Name: Giacomo Barisone

Head of Sovereign Risk at Scope Ratings GmbH and author with FX Empire since March 2020

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  • Certification: Phd Economics, University of Exeter (UK)
  • Job Title: Managing Director, Sovereign and Public Sector
  • Company/Organization: Scope Ratings GmbH


Giacomo Barisone is Head of Sovereign and Public Sector and is responsible for Scope’s sovereign and public finance rating activities across Europe. He has over twenty years’ experience in sovereign risk and public sector analysis across both advanced and emerging market economies. Giacomo has held both management and analytical roles covering global sovereigns and supranational issuers at Morningstar-DBRS, UBS Investment Bank and Moody’s. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Exeter (UK) and a Master’s in Economics from the University of Glasgow (UK).

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