Head of Country and Financial Sector Analysis Division, European Investment Bank (EIB)
Barbara Marchitto is the Head of Country and Financial Sector Analysis at the Economics Department of the EIB. She is responsible for a broad range of macroeconomic and financial sector analyses, ranging from sovereign and banking industry ratings, macroeconomic scenarios and private sector needs assessment, including in the context of EIB operations. Barbara’s main areas of interest have recently encompassed financial deepening and inclusion and as drivers of growth. Prior to joining the EIB, Barbara has held positions at the International Monetary Fund and the Italian Ministry of the Economy and Finance. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of London and an honours degree in Economics from Bocconi University, Milan.