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Elena Carletti

Elena Carletti

Scientific Director

Elena Carletti is Professor of Finance at Bocconi University. Before that she was Professor of Economics at the European University Institute, where she held a joint chair in the Economics Department and the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies. She is also Research Fellow at CEPR, Extramural fellow at TILEC, Fellow at the Center for Financial Studies, at CESifo, at IGIER and at the Wharton Financial Institutions Center. She is also a member of the Scientific Committee of Confindustria, a member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board. Her main research areas are Financial Intermediation, Financial Crises and Regulation, Competition Policy, and Corporate Governance, and has published numerous articles in leading academic journals, and has coedited various books. She participates regularly in policy debates and roundtables at central banks and international organizations and has also organized numerous academic and policy-oriented events. She has worked as consultant for the OECD and the World Bank, and she has served in the review panel of the Irish Central Bank and of the Riskbank. She has also been a board member of the Financial Intermediation Research Society and a review panel member for the creation of Financial Market Centres in Stockholm.

Email: elena.carletti@eui.eu

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Emiliano Tornese

Emiliano Tornese

Part-time professor

Emiliano Tornese is Deputy Head of the Resolution and Crisis Management Unit in the European Commission’s DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, and is Part-time Professor at the Florence School of Banking and Finance, based at the European University Institute. Previously, he worked for the European Commission’s Securities Markets Unit and, during his tenure, was responsible for the establishment of the European Securities and Markets Authority and for matters related to its Corporate Finance Standing Committee. As Secretary of the European Securities Committee, he coordinated the European Union’s Ministries of Finance in their regulatory capacity for financial services. He drafted and negotiated the review of the primary and secondary markets regulation and the regulation of benchmarks. And he advised the European Financial Stability Facility and the European Stability Mechanism on the primary markets regulation.

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