Kevin Duignan, Global Head of Structured Finance, FITCH RATINGS

Kevin Duignan

Global Head of Structured Finance

Kevin Duignan is the global head of Fitch’s Structured Finance and Covered Bond rating groups. The structured finance areas include asset backed (ABS), residential mortgage backed (RMBS), commercial mortgage backed (CMBS) and Structured Credit securities ratings. In his role, Kevin is responsible for managing the global staffs; overseeing all rating related functions including criteria, research, and analytical development; and interacting with a variety of market participants, particularly investors. Kevin’s previous responsibilities at Fitch over the past 19 years include heading the US Structured Finance effort, heading global Corporate Communications and leading the U.S. ABS group Before joining Fitch in 1993, Kevin was a manager and credit analyst in Citibank’s treasury credit department and Citibank’s mortgage conduit area. Kevin received a BS in management from Tulane University.