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Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

Italian economist and former Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi is an Italian economist who is currently Chairman of Société Générale, a French multinational banking and financial services company and was a Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank from 2005 to 2011. During that period he acted as G7 and G20 Deputy for the euro area and was responsible for its international relations.

He is also Project Associate at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center and Senior Fellow at the LUISS School of European Policy in Rome. He was previously Chairman of the Boards of Italgas, SNAM, SACE Spa, and member of the Boards of Morgan Stanley International, Finmeccanica, MTS, and the European Investment Bank. He was the first Chairman of Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi in Florence.

Lorenzo Bin Smaghi started his career as an Economist at the Research Department of the Banca d’Italia (in 1983) and became Head of the Policy Division of the European Monetary Institute (in 1994) and then Director General for International Affairs in the Italian Treasury (in 1998).

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), a Master’s degree from the University of Southern California and a Ph.D from the University of Chicago.

He is author of several articles and books on international and European monetary and financial issues.

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Global Economy

Monetary and Fiscal Issues

Regulation and Risk

Financial Policy

Europe and Euro



Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

Austerity: European democracies against the wall;

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Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

Chi ci salva dalla prossima crisi finanziaria?

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Lorenzo Bini Smaghi


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Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

Open Issues in European Central Banking

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Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £30k to £50k

  • Europe:

    £30k to £50k

  • US:

    £30k to £50k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £30k to £50k

Travels From

  • United States, Italy


English, French, Italian

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