Our Team

Any organisation is only as strong as the individuals that are a part of it and this is no different at Credit Rating Analytics, each of our team members brings a unique skill set to the table which culminates in expert knowledge on a broad range of topics. Apart from the core team mentioned below, we also engage with industry experts (both local and abroad) and bring them on board on a project-specific basis. All tasks are meticulously completed and we place a significant emphasis on attention to detail.


Saveshen is the Managing Director of Credit Rating Analytics. Saveshen holds a Master’s degree in International Banking & Finance (Cum Laude) (UK), a Post Grad Diploma in Finance, Banking & Portfolio Management, a B.Com Degree in Economics and has completed level 2 of the CFA program. He has led numerous high-level credit rating projects and has presented at major events such as the African Union’s 4th Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration (one of the largest economic events on the African continent). Saveshen has also presented on multiple occasions as an external expert at the African Union’s ad hoc technical committee on credit rating agencies. He was selected to present at the African Governance Seminar Series (Nairobi 2019) to explore private & public sector partnerships that could alleviate the credit rating issues facing the African continent.

Credit Rating Analytics together with Saveshen Pillay has partnered up with Harvard Business School on a research initiative that explores the credit rating research setting on the African continent.


Damien is a manager at Credit Rating Analytics and has significant experience within the credit rating industry having previously worked as a credit rating analyst at one of Africa’s leading credit rating agencies. His role as a credit rating analyst focused on rating financial organizations in Africa and thus has an expert understanding of financial markets and the economic dynamics of the African continent.


Ariane is currently completing her PhD in development economics and will play a central role within the research effort. Ariane is actively involved in the core operations of Credit Rating Analytics and is therefore well versed in all credit rating concepts. She was involved in the recently completed feasibility study for the A.u/ U.N and played a pivotal role with the legal/ regulatory research related to credit rating agencies on the African continent. Ariane holds a Masters's, Honour’s and Bachelors's degree in Economics, she is also fluent in both English and French.


Sanaya joins us from an academic background with impressive credentials. She has completed her bachelor’s degree with distinction and has a masters in economics. She has previously lectured economics at post-grad, MBA and undergrad levels.


Peter is a manager at Credit Rating Analytics with a thorough understanding of the economic landscape and debt management principles on the African continent. He has significant public sector experience and has also gained private sector exposure at Underhill Corporate Solutions where he served as project manager. Peter has experience working as an economic consultant with the United Nations Economic Commission For Africa as well as a recently completed research initiative related to response mechanisms to the Covid-19 pandemic. Peter boasts an MSC in Economics.


Tshepiso is a credit rating analyst and is completing his Master’s in Economics, he has previous work experience as a researcher at The Department of Trade and Industry in South Africa. Tshepiso is a member of the Golden Key Society due to his outstanding academic achievements and has the distinguished honour of being selected as one of the top 500 out of 8000 graduates in ABSA’s Gradstar program.

Credit rating analytics is not a credit rating agency but is one of the few independent consulting firms that specializes in the field of credit rating agencies and related analytical research.

Contact details

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Office 3, 106 Johan Avenue, Sandton, 2196

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