About the Authors
A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and Harvard Law School, Jonathan Golin has more than 15 years of experience in the financial sector. He worked at the Economist Intelligence Unit and as a credit analyst at Tokai Asia in Hong Kong before joining Thomson BankWatch Asia, a specialist rating agency, in 1997. After BankWatch was absorbed by Fitch Ratings in 2000, he wrote the first edition of The Bank Credit Analysis Handbook. He subsequently relocated to London, where he established his own research and bank credit analysis training consultancy. Clients included Rabobank, Genworth Financial, Euromoney Training, the African Development Bank, and the Malaysian Deposit Insurance Corporation. More recently, Jonathan was employed by the United Kingdom’s main bank regulator, the Financial Services Authority (FSA), as a risk specialist.
Other books in which he had a lead role include Capital Flows Along the Mekong: A Guide to Investment in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar (1995) and Covered Bonds Beyond Pfandbriefe: Innovations, Investment and Structured Alternatives (2006).
Jonathan Golin currently resides in West Sussex with his wife, Suzanna, and his son, Ethan.
A frequent speaker at international conferences, Philippe Delhaise has been widely quoted in the financial press and he has written a number of articles on banking and financial risk in Asia. He is an expert on banks, banking systems, and sovereign risk ...