Kai Stukenbrock, a German national, is a Director and senior analyst at Standard & Poor's Sovereign Ratings Group, currently based in Dubai. After having followed European sovereign ratings for eight years, he has recently shifted his analytical focus to the Middle East, where he will be following a number of sovereigns and government-related entities, such as the UAE, IPIC,TDIC, and Mubadala. He is also responsible for the surveillance of several supranational entities, such EIB and EBRD.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Gottingen (Germany), where he was a researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Economics from 1997 through 2002. He studied Economics in Gottingen and Los Angeles. Kai speaks English, German, and Spanish.