Matteo Governatori

Economist, European Commission, DG ECFIN,

Matteo Governatori – Administrator at the European Commission, economic and policy analyst in the Global Economy unit of DG Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN), mainly following economic developments in Russia, Central Asia and Saudi Arabia. He joined the Commission in September 2004, holding a job of labour market analyst in DG Employment and social affairs, contributing to the annual Employment in Europe publication and following the policy discussion on flexicurity, labour market regulations and undeclared work. In December 2010 he joined the unit responsible for fiscal policy and surveillance in DG ECFIN, where he contributed to the public finance in EMU report and to the discussion on additional flexibility clauses within the Stability and Growth Pact (the investment clause). He joined the G-20/global economy unit in February 2014, where he followed, among other things, the introduction of sanctions to Russia and their impact assessment. He holds a University degree in Economic and Social Sciences from Bocconi University (Milan) and a Master degree in European Economic Studies from the College of Europe (Bruges). Between 2002 and 2004 he was PhD candidate in Macroeconomics at Tilburg University (the Netherlands).