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Giorgio Gobbi

Head of Financial Stability Directorate, Bank of Italy

Head of Financial Stability at the Bank of Italy since January 2014, Giorgio Gobbi is the author of numerous articles on banking and finance published both in Italy and abroad (including The Journal of Finance, The Review of Finance and The Journal of Banking and Finance). He has co-authored two books on the Italian financial system. He has also taught short courses and delivered lectures on financial intermediation at several Italian universities. He represents the Bank of Italy in the Advisory Technical Committee of the ESRB and in the Financial Stability Committee of the ESCB.

He started his career at the Bank of Italy in 1990, and was assigned to the monetary and financial sector of the Economic Research Department until 2007, carrying out analysis and research on the banking industry. From 2007 to mid-2013 he headed the Financial Structure and Intermediaries Division within the Structural Economic Analysis Department. In July 2013 he was appointed Deputy Head of the Financial Stability Unit.

Giorgio Gobbi graduated with honours in Economics and Business from the University of Modena in 1985 and received an M. Phil. in Economics from the University of Oxford in 1989.