C. Boyden Gray Fellow on Global Finance and Growth; Director, Global Business & Economics Program
TopicsEconomics, Eurozone, Fiscal and structural reform, Global Business & Economics, Global Trends, IMF and international financial institutions, Infrastructure, US and European Financial Regulation, US and International Capital Markets
RegionsChina, Europe, European Union, Latin America
LanguagesDutch, German, Spanish
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Bart Oosterveld is the C. Boyden Gray fellow on global finance and growth and the director of the Global Business & Economics (GBE) Program at the Atlantic Council. In this capacity, Mr. Oosterveld leads the Council's work on global trade, growth, and finance. Among many other things, the GBE program houses the EuroGrowth Initiative at the Council and leads the Council’s work in the areas of economic sanctions, finance and trade, and provides timely commentary on macro-economic and financial market developments.
Prior to joining the Atlantic Council in November 2017, Mr. Oosterveld worked at Moody’s Investors Service for almost two decades. In his most recent role as chief credit officer, Mr. Oosterveld was responsible for the credit strategy and ratings quality in the Americas across all asset classes. Between 2010 and 2014, Mr. Oosterveld served as the rating agency’s global head of sovereign ratings. Among other positions, he was also chair of the company’s Macroboard, its chief credit officer for governmental ratings, as well as management representative to the board of directors.
Mr. Oosterveld graduated with degrees in the philosophy of law and the history of Spanish literature from the University of Amsterdam. He holds master’s degrees in public policy from Columbia University and in economics from Georgetown University. He speaks Dutch, Spanish, English, German and French.