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ExCred Africa
Returning November 2023
South Africa

Leon Bezuidenhout
Associate Director, Sovereign and Multilateral Institutions Ratings at S&P Global Ratings


Leon is an Associate Director for Sovereign Ratings based in South Africa and covers sovereign ratings across Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to joining S&P Global, Leon was an analyst in the Country Risk team at Rand Merchant Bank covering Sub-Saharan Africa and was also responsible for managing cross-border credit risk. Leon’s Country Risk background started at BMI Research (now Fitch Solutions) covering frontier markets globally.Leon is a CFA Charteholder and also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in Econometrics from the University of Johannesburg.

Agenda Sessions

  • The macroeconomic outlook for Africa