John Sugden

John Sugden is a Sr. Director in the U.S. Public Finance department and Sector Lead for Pensions at S & P Global Ratings in New York. John joined Standard & Poor’s in 2002, covering state and local credits along the east coast. He joined the U.S. States group in November 2010 and in 2013 became the team’s Analytical Manager. After managing the team for three years, in August 2016, he took on a new role as USPF Sector Lead for Pensions. In this function, John is responsible for USPF’s criteria development, analytical training, and market outreach related to pension and other long-term liabilities.�