Fabian Astic - MD Global Head of DeFi & Digital Assets at Moody’s Investors Service

Fabian Astic – MD Global Head of DeFi & Digital Assets at Moody’s Investors Service

Fabian Astic serves as the Managing Director and Global Head of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and Digital Assets, Cyber Credit Risk, and AI Analytics at Moody’s Investors Service. In this role, he leads efforts to prepare the rating agency for the digital transformation of the global economy, focusing on technologies such as AI and blockchain. His team is responsible for analytics, research, market and policy development, and integrating new processes, data, and technology.

His group is responsible for the rating agency’s preparedness with respect to the digitization of financial markets, the increasing use of Blockchain and related technologies, and the rapid development of new crypto assets. Specific areas of focus include analytics and research, market and policy development, and process, data and technology.

Astic joined Moody’s in 2006, initially working in Credit Policy Research and the Structured Finance Group. Over the years, he has been instrumental in developing quantitative models and analytical tools essential for Moody’s rating processes, including advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence.

In addition to his role at Moody’s, Astic contributes to various industry initiatives. He serves on the Digital Asset Markets Subcommittee of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Global Markets Advisory Committee and is a board member of QuantCube Technology. He also supports LGBTQ youth through his position as Secretary of the board of the Hetrick-Martin Institute.

Astic holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics with a focus on Mathematical Finance, a Master’s Degree in Mathematics Applied to Economic Sciences, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics and Social Sciences from Université Paris Dauphine. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Science and Executive Engineering from the Ecole des Mines de Paris, specializing in Quantitative Finance.

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