Senior Director
Fitch Ratings

Ian Rasmussen is a senior director in Fitch Ratings' fund and asset manager ratings group. His primary areas of expertise are closed-end funds and other managed funds. Ian is responsible for rating and reviewing debt and preferred stock issued by closed-end funds, and rating money market funds and local government investment pools. He also contributes to periodic research reports and to the development of Fitch's rating approach for funds.

From 2003 to 2008, Ian worked in Fitch's credit policy group, where he supported the corporate, municipal, and structured finance rating groups and conducted research on credit default swaps and structured finance.

Ian earned a BS in finance from Southern Utah University and an MBA in finance from Fordham University Graduate School of Business.