Geoffrey Buswick is a Managing Director and Sector Lead in the U.S. Public Finance - Governments team at S&P Global Ratings. Based in Boston, Geoff focuses on developing research and educating the market about S&P Global’s approach to rating municipal entities and our views on emerging risks in the public finance sector. He speaks regularly on the topics of cybersecurity, resilience & sustainability, direct purchase bank loans, distressed credits, and specific aspects of criteria. Geoff also serves as a committee chair for local government, transportation, public power and water & wastewater ratings. Prior to joining Ratings, Geoff served as the Finance Director for the City of Gloucester, Mass. and spent three years as the Administrative Officer for the City of North Adams, Mass. Geoff served on the board of governors of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts (NFMA) from 2010-2013, and was the co-chair for the 2012 and 2013 NFMA Annual Conferences. In 2017, he received the “Award for Excellence” from the NFMA. Geoff holds both a B.A. in Political Science and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.