Professor of Digital Finance for Sustainability and Inclusion
and coordinator of the BSc and the MSc in Digital Finance and Economics and the FinTech Executive Master at H-FARM College, Partner in Bea Finance SCF.
She has more than twenty years of experience in financial market management. Fueled by a strong passion for economic and financial analysis and for European economic integration, it has developed an analysis approach that starts from the macroeconomic vision to identify the trend and movement of rates and of the various markets, which integrate with the microeconomic dynamics. In particular, you have always paid a lot of attention to the interpretation of unconventional monetary policies and to constant confrontation with institutions (central banks, international organizations).
The focus of activity from 2005 to today has been in particular on asset allocation, as head of bond asset allocation (in Fideuram Investimenti from 2005 to the end of 2017) and as head of asset allocation products (in Pramerica sgr ), managing asset management, funds, benchmark and total return, covering a wide range of investment instruments (from funds, ETFs, securities, foreign exchange, derivatives). The analytical activity was characterized by the development of asset allocation methodology, the creation of indicators and yield forecasts, with an approach that integrates the quantitative with the qualitative part to support investment decisions, both of a strategic and tactical nature.
The activity is carried out through the management of groups of people, taking care to create a team spirit, aimed at sharing objectives with attention to results and enhancement of people. Transparency, clarity, respect, professionalism, listening, fairness, fairness have always guided the management of relationships. This has made it possible to create stable and long-lasting relationships with colleagues of all levels and also with the clients of the financial institutions where he works, both commercial networks and individual clients.
He started his career as a professional investor working on credit and structured products, as manager of the structured product portfolio at Nextra sgr, in Milan, (2002-2005) where he also gained experience as a bond manager and strategist corporate. Before that, I worked for a few years at Deutsche Bank in London as an applied economist (2000-2002).
He received his PhD in Economics cum laude (1999) after the Master cum Laude (1996) from Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain), after earning a degree in Political Economy, cum laude (1995), at the Bocconi University in Milan, with theses that were part of consultancy projects for the European Commission.
Previously, before entering the private sector, she was a university professor of International Economics at Pompeu Fabra in Spain and in Italy at the State University of Milan, she collaborated with the Finance Department of the European Commission, where I wrote a paper on the future of Euro, and with the Eni Enrico Mattei Foundation where he produced a series of working papers. For some years you have taught a course on country risk at the SDA Bocconi MBA program, with which you continue to collaborate. I wrote the following papers “Risk reduction through risk sharing in EU banking: introducing a capital key rule in bank supervision” (together with C. Altomonte), Ispi Analysis; “Asset-backed securities: The key to unlocking Europe’s credit market” (together with C. Altomonte), Bruegel policy contribution in 2014, and the books “Investing with bonds: knowing the instruments and assessing the risks” (together with L. Bagato) (Hoepli 2014), “Investing at the time of Central Banks” (together with L.Bagato) (Hoepli 2022). You contributed to the book “Culture, Ethics, Finance, The ways to get out of the crisis”, A.Caloia, L.Venturini, P. Bussoli, A.Cova; Giappichelli, Feb 2020.
As a professional in the sector, she participates in various conferences on economics and finance and has been called to coordinate the creation of the Master on Fintech for the H-Farm Education platform, where she has been assigned the chair of Digital Finance for Sustainability and Inclusion, starting November 1, 2021.
She is a member of the Canova Club, where she is Head of the “Sustainability and Third Sector” project, participates in the Office of 101, to support the world of start-ups, and participates in projects for the development of a culture of sustainable finance; at the end of 2020 you created the GEO group (Giardino Economico Operativo) to propose ideas of good finance at the service of citizens, businesses and institutions.