Presentation by Banca d'Italia
Stefano Siviero, Deputy Head of the Directorate General for Markets and the Payment Systems - Bank of Italy
Deputy Head of the Directorate General for Markets and the Payment Systems - Bank of Italy
Stefano Siviero is Deputy Head of the Directorate General for Markets and the Payment Systems of 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.
Moderator, Alessandro Speciale, Rome Bureau Chief - Bloomberg News
Piergiacomo Braganti, Director of Research - WisdomTree
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.
Lorenzo Cannizzo, CFA - Director Infracapital - M&G Investments
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).
Maria Paola Toschi, Market Strategist - J.P.Morgan Asset Management
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.
Kevin Thozet, Portfolio Advisor and Member of the Investment Committee - Carmignac
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.
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.