CFASI Forecast Dinner 2023 - Rome

Fully Booked
  • Thursday 16 February 2023
  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • Sina Bernini Bristol Hotel
  • Piazza Barberini, 23
  • 00187 - Rome
  • Eligible for 1.5 credits

Global Outlook & Markets View 2023

We will meet for our traditional event to discuss the macroeconomic scenarios and the possible outcome on Financial Markets for the new year.

Please notice that this event is not open to the press.

18:00 Registration
18:30 Welcome by CFA Society Italy
18:35 Presentation by Banca d'Italia Stefano Siviero, Deputy Director General for Markets and Payment Systems - Bank of Italy

Stefano Siviero

Deputy Director General for Markets and Payment Systems - Bank of Italy

Stefano Siviero is Deputy Director General for Markets and Payment Systems the Bank of Italy (since 2021) and Bank of Italy's representative on the Markets Committee of the BIS. He graduated with honors in Economics and Business from the University of Pavia in 1985. He continued his postgraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA), obtaining an MA in Economics in 1989 and a PhD in Economics in 1995. In 1985-86 he worked as a researcher at the Polytechnic of Milan and at the Banca Commerciale Italiana. In 1989 he joined the Bank of Italy, where he contributed to the development of the quarterly econometric model and the production of macroeconomic forecasts. From 2007 to 2013 he was Head of the Modelling and Forecasting Division. From 2013 to 2021 he was Head of the Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy Directorate; from 2007 to 2021 he was the Bank of Italy’s representative on the Monetary Policy Committee of the ECB, He has published numerous articles in Italian and international scientific journals, on topics mostly relating to macroeconomic modelling and monetary economics. He has taught statistics, econometrics and international and monetary economics at universities in Italy and abroad.

19:00 CFASI Leader Talks Moderator, Gianluca Vittorioso, CFA - Senior Officier - Consob

Gianluca Vittorioso

CFA - Senior Officier - Consob

Gianluca is Senior Officer in Consob, since 2004, dealing with prospectus activity and enforcement of financial information. He is also member of various ESMA task forces and Steering Committees. He holds a PhD in Finance from University of Trieste and he is a CFA Charterholder since 2004.

Stefano Giuliani, CEO - BancoPosta Fondi SGR

Stefano Giuliani

CEO - BancoPosta Fondi SGR

He joined Poste Italiane Group in 2020. Before that he spent 12 years in London, working in the Hedge Fund industry, as an analyst and portfolio manager in Long/Short Equity strategies for Sator Capital and for Caxton Associates. He has been Head of Equity Research and PM for Capitalia Asset Management. He holds an honour degree in Economics and a PhD in Business Economics and Finance from Sapienza University of Rome.

19:15 Roundtable Moderator, Alessandro Speciale, Rome Bureau Chief - Bloomberg News

Alessandro Speciale

Rome Bureau Chief - Bloomberg News

Alessandro is Rome bureau chief for Bloomberg News, leading coverage of Italian economy and politics. Previously, he covered the European Central Bank and the European economy from Frankfurt. Before joining Bloomberg, he was a Vatican correspondent, working for several Italian and American media including Time magazine, BBC and NBC. With Jana Randow, he is the author of a best-selling book on Mario Draghi's presidency of the ECB, "L'Artefice", which has been translated in Spanish and Chinese.

Piergiacomo Braganti, Director of Research - WisdomTree

Piergiacomo Braganti

Director of Research - WisdomTree

Piergiacomo Braganti is Director of Research at WisdomTree, with focus on macroeconomic analysis. He has a 30-years experience in the finance sector. Before joining WisdomTree, he was Head of Discretionary Portfolio Management at Banca Albertini Spa, Milan. Previously, he was also Head of Equity Research and Head of Equity Desk at Rasbank Spa (now AllianzBank Financial Advisors). He has a Degree in Accounting, major on Financial Markets, at Università Bocconi, Milan. He is also member of AIAF (Associazione Italiana per l’Analisi Finanziaria) and of OCF (Albo unico dei consulenti finanziari).

Lorenzo Cannizzo, CFA - Director Infracapital - M&G Investments

Lorenzo Cannizzo

CFA - Director Infracapital - M&G Investments

Lorenzo joined Infracapital in 2020 from 3i Infrastructure Plc where he was a Director managing the fund’s portfolio investments across Continental Europe including transport, utilities and social infrastructure assets and contributing to the fund’s origination. Lorenzo previously spent three years at EISER Infrastructure Limited as an Asset Manager managing investments in the transport, utilities and renewables space in Italy and Spain. Prior to this Lorenzo was a member of the Power, Utilities and Renewables Investment Banking team at HSBC for three years. Lorenzo’s early career includes consultancy positions at both Cambridge Associates in London and Value Partners in Argentina, as well as a finance role at Eni SpA. Lorenzo holds an MBA from London Business School and a Masters in Economics and Business Management from Luiss Guido Carli University, Rome. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Maria Paola Toschi, Market Strategist - J.P.Morgan Asset Management

Maria Paola Toschi

Market Strategist - J.P.Morgan Asset Management

Maria Paola Toschi, Executive Director, is a Global Market Strategist based in Milan, and is in charge of communications to domestic retail and institutional clients. Maria Paola worked from 1986 to 2008 as a sell-side equity analyst in different Italian banking institutions including Banca IMI and Intesa Sanpaolo Banking Group, mainly covering small and medium sized industrial companies. In 2003 she became responsible for the retail investment communications team dedicated to the Sanpaolo Retail and Private Banking network. She graduated in Economics at the Milan Luigi Bocconi University and has been a Member of the Italian Financial Analysts Association since 1989. She joined J.P. Morgan Asset Management Milan in November 2008.

Kevin Thozet, Portfolio Advisor and Member of the Investment Committee - Carmignac

Kevin Thozet

Portfolio Advisor and Member of the Investment Committee - Carmignac

Kevin Thozet is a Member of the Investment Committee. Kevin joined Carmignac in 2019. After starting his career at Axa Investment Managers, he joined Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management in 2011 where he was notably Product Specialist covering Asset Allocation & Sovereign debt portfolios and then Head of Product Specialists. Kevin holds a Master’s degree in management from Paris Dauphine University as well as Master’s degree in bilingual journalism from the Paris Sorbonne University.

20:00 Q&A Session
20:15 Networking Buffet Dinner

Important information

  • Due to the high request of participation to this event priority will be given to CFA Society Italy’s active members and to the sponsors' guests. Confirmation will be notified via email. Please save it. You may be required to show it at the registration desk. 
  • A kind remind with confirmation will be also sent the day before the event. 
  • This event will be held in Italian, except for Mr Kevin Thozet answers, which will be in English.
  • Translation from Italian to English is avaliable upon request. 
  • CFA Institute and CFA Society Italy Regular and Affiliate members can self report 1,5 PL credits accessing their account on the CFA Institute website.