Standard & Poor's has appointed Michelle Weston as regional practice leader for structured finance ratings in EMEA.
She reports to Paul Coughlin, executive managing director in global analytics and operations and global practice leader of structured finance ratings at S&P.
Weston previously held both analytical and management roles within the rating agency. She joined S&P in 2001.
In her most recent role, Weston was general manager for structured finance. Before that, she was the manager of the EMEA real property group, which included both RMBS and CMBS as well as covered bonds.
Weston is also a member of several S&P's regulatory and quality review boards.