Davide Stroppa (Equivalence Team Leader, EBA) has joined the EBA in 2015 and is currently Equivalence Team Leader, leading the EBA work related to the assessment of equivalence of non-EU countries (regulatory and supervisory framework) and non-EU authorities (confidentiality provisions). He is also involved in the EBA work on third country cooperation, and he is the Chair of the EBA Task Force on Crowdfunding. Earlier at EBA, he worked on the analysis of recovery plans, and also regularly attended Supervisory Colleges. Before joining the EBA, he had worked for a large European bank, first as an economist and then in various functions in the Finance and Risk Management Departments. Davide holds a degree and a doctorate in Economics from Università Cattolica in Milan.