Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Moody’s Corporation

Christine Elliott is Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of Moody’s Corporation. Ms. Elliott leads Moody’s dialogue with key stakeholders including employees, policymakers, government officials, and media to deepen understanding of the company’s unique value proposition as a global integrated risk assessment firm addressing corporate, financial, and economic challenges. Ms. Elliott’s team includes Communications & Brand Management, as well as Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs.

As Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Ms. Elliott also oversees Moody’s sustainability strategy as the company seeks to build a better business across its operations and value chain, support better lives for its people and communities, and deliver better solutions for its customers. Her remit also includes Moody’s Community Impact team, which directs resources, tools, and services to support social and economic equality among entrepreneurs and emerging markets.

Ms. Elliott sits on the Board of Trustees for the Institute for Public Relations, and is the executive sponsor of Moody’s Black Inclusion Group.

Ms. Elliott has more than 25 years in senior-level corporate communications roles. Prior to joining Moody’s in 2021, Ms. Elliott was Executive Vice President-Worldwide Communications at Mastercard and Chief Communications Officer at S&P Global. She previously held a variety of communications positions at American Express and was a journalist for ABC News, where she earned an Emmy award.

Ms. Elliott earned a B.A. in Communications and Political Science from the University of Michigan. She lives in New York with her husband and two daughters.

Presenting the Matrix Award to Christine Elliott


President & CEO, Moody’s Corporation

Rob Fauber is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Moody’s Corporation, where he manages the company’s strategic mission and leads its operations as a global integrated risk assessment firm with over 14,000 employees. Rob was named to the role on January 1, 2021, and has served as a member of Moody’s Board of Directors since October 22, 2020.

Since becoming CEO, Rob has overseen major acquisitions and navigated difficult market conditions while growing Moody’s reputation as a trusted provider of risk data, analysis, and solutions. He is focused on helping leaders in the public and private sectors navigate their organizations through an era of exponential risk by making informed decisions in an increasingly complex world.

Rob joined Moody’s in 2005, and held multiple leadership roles until becoming CEO. Most recently, Rob served as Moody’s Chief Operating Officer, and drove strategic initiatives while handling the complexities of operating a major corporation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to that, Rob held a series of leadership positions in Moody’s Investors Service, the rating agency, including Head of Commercial and President. Rob served as Head of Corporate Development for his first seven years with the company, expanding Moody’s global ratings presence and partnering to grow Moody’s Analytics.

Prior to Moody’s, Rob held investment banking, corporate strategy, and alternative investments roles at Citi. He started his career in commercial banking at NationsBank (now known as Bank of America).

Rob earned his B.A. in economics from the University of Virginia and his M.B.A. from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University. He lives in New York with his wife and two children. Rob is an avid outdoorsman and adventurer, and enjoys running, biking, hiking, and traveling.