Director for Financial and Enterprise Affairs at OECD (Organization for the Economic Cooperation and Development) since 2022
Graduate degree in Economics at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Doctorate in Economic Theory and Institutions at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA).
In 1995 he joined Consob as Economist, in the Research Department. In 1998 he moved to the Market Division where in 2000 he became Head of the Market Information Office.
In 2001 he joined Assonime (the Association of the Italian joint-stock companies). In 2003 he was appointed Head of the Capital Markets and Listed Companies Unit and Deputy Director General.
From 2016 to 2022 he was Commissioner of the Italian Securities and Exchange Commission (CONSOB, Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa), Alternate Member of the Board of Supervisors, Chair of the Committee for Economic and Markets’ Analysis and of the Post-Trading Standing Committee at ESMA (the European Securities and Markets Authority). Deputy Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee at OECD.
He was Board member of Borsa Italiana S.p.A., chairman of the technical secretariat of the Italian Corporate Governance Committee, member of stakeholder group at ESMA, and chairman of the Policy Committee at EuropeanIssuers.
He is Vice-Chairman of the Marco Fanno Association.
He is Business School Full Professor in Financial Markets and Banking at the University “Luiss-Guido Carli” in Rome, Italy, where he has been teaching, among others, Financial Market Law and Regulation, Public Law and Economics, Corporate Governance and Monetary Economics.
He has published numerous articles in Italian and international journals and jointly authored several books.
He is Knight, Order of Merit of the Italian Republic