Franco Bruni is ISPI Vice President and Co-Head, Centre on Europe and Global Governance. He is senior professor in the Department of Economics of Bocconi University, where he has been full professor of International Monetary Theory and Policy and member of the Board of Directors of the University. He is Vice Chairman of the UniCredit&Universities Foundation. He is the Italian member of the European Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee.
He has degrees from Bocconi and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He writes editorials for “La Stampa” newspaper. Author of many publications in the fields of Macroeconomics, European Economics, International Banking and Finance, International Relations and Political Economy. He has been an independent member of the Board of Saipem (1998-2005), Unicredit Banca Mobiliare (2000-2007), Pirelli (2005-2014), Mediaset (2015-18).
As a visiting professor he has been teaching in several international universities, including NYU, Fudan (Shanghai), Getulio Vargas (Sao Paolo), UNSW (Sidney), UBC (Vancouver). He has also been Vice President and President of SUERF (Société Européenne de Recherches Financières: 1994-2000).
This event was part of the T20 Spring Roundtables and focused on strategies for a swift and sustainable economic recovery for Europe.
This year's Asia-Europe Economic Forum (AEEF) will be held in Brussels on 17-18 October
It is a contradictory time for Europe. The economy is recovering but the political climate is uncertain. There is excitement about common projects but