Magda Bianco heads the Consumer protection and Anti Money Laundering Directorate at the Bank of Italy since January 2014. Previous positions at the Bank of Italy include Head of the Economics and Law Division (2007), officer at the Economic law office (1999) and Head of the Financial Structures office (1997). She also held the position of Counsellor for economic and financial matters at Italy’s Ministry of Finance (since 2013) and economic Counsellor of the Justice Minister in 2012-2013. She is a research member at the European Corporate Governance Institute, member of the FinCoNet (Financial Consumer Protection Organization) and of the OECD-INFE (International Network for Financial Education). She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics.