Visiting Professor, London School of Economics
and founder and chief economist of LC Macro Advisor Ltd, London, UK.
Former chief economist of the Italian Treasury, Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Lorenzo Codogno is visiting professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science, European Institute, and founder and chief economist of his own consulting vehicle, LC Macro Advisors Ltd. He is also Senior Fellow of the LUISS School of European Political Economy – SEP.
He was chief economist of the Italian Treasury, Ministry of Economy and Finance, from Apr 2006 to Feb 2015, in charge of the economic analysis and planning directorate. He held responsibility for macroeconomic forecasts, analysis on the Italian/international economy and domestic/international monetary and financial issues. He coordinated the technical preparation of Italy’s official economic and financial planning documents. Throughout this period, he was head of the Italian delegation at the Economic Policy Committee of the European Union, which he chaired from Jan 2010 to Dec 2011, thus attending Ecofin/Eurogroup meetings with Ministers.
At the OECD, he headed the Italian delegation at the Economic Policy Committee, the Economic and Development Review Committee and the Working Party 1, which he chaired from Jan 2013 to Feb 2015.
Codogno had worked for Bank of America over the previous 11 years. He was managing director, senior economist and co-head of European Economics based in London. Before that, he worked in the research department of Credito Italiano (Unicredit).
He was member of the Board of Directors of ENEL, EU’s second largest power company between June 2006 and May 2014 and member of the Board of Directors of MTS (now part of the London Stock Exchange) in 1999/2003.
Author of several articles on newspapers and academic journals, speaker at conferences, established commentator on economic and market issues. He writes regular op-ed on Il Sole 24 Ore.