Mr Sebastiano Laviola joined the SRB in 2019, taking charge of resolution strategy and cooperation. This brief covers a range of cross-cutting issues relating to the core resolution activities (policies, standards, methodologies, financial stability) as well as the interplay with relevant stakeholders (NRAs, ECB, EC, EBA). In that capacity, he chairs the SRB Committee on Cooperation between the SRB and the NRAs.
He was previously a Central Director of Banca d’Italia, where he served since 1986. He spent most of his career in the Banking and Financial Supervision Department, dealing with analytical issues and coordinating policy on international regulation. He has been a continuous member, and chair, of international supervisory committees and working groups. In 2012, Sebastiano was seconded to the Permanent Representation of Italy to the EU in Brussels as Financial Services Attaché, where he negotiated financial services and Banking Union legislation.