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Holly Kulka

Global Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

Holly Kulka is Global Head of Compliance and Control for S&P Global Ratings. Based in New York, she leads our globally integrated risk and compliance teams, including the criteria and model validation groups. Holly’s group works with senior leadership to ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, as well as with internal policies and industry best practices. Holly is a member of S&P Global Ratings’ Executive Committee.

Previously, Holly served as Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel for Intercontinental Exchange Inc., which acquired NYSE Euronext. As a member of the executive leadership team, she was responsible for regulatory strategy, litigation, investigations, antitrust, insurance, privacy and human resource legal matters. Before that, she was a partner at the law firm of Heller Ehrman LLP, representing and advising companies and individuals in state and federal commercial and regulatory investigations, corporate governance questions and litigations through trial. Earlier in her career, Holly was an Assistant U.S. Attorney.

Holly holds a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and a B.A. from Williams College. She is admitted to the bars in New York, New Jersey, California and Washington, D.C.