Elena Carletti

Member of the Management Council
Elena Carletti

Elena Carletti is a Professor of Finance and Dean for Research at Bocconi University, where she also serves in the Executive Committee of the newly established Institute for European Policymaking and directs the Unit "Banking, Finance and Regulation" at the Baffi Carefin Center for Applied Research. In addition, she is the Director of the Banking and Corporate Finance Programme as well as of the Research Policy Network on European Financial Architecture at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). 

She is a member of the Board of Directors of Unicredit Group, where she is the Chairwoman of the Internal Controls and Risk Committee, and also a Member of the Expert Group on Bank Supervision for the European Parliament. 

Elena Carletti is the founder Director of the Florence School of Banking and Finance at the European University Institute, where she now serves as scientific advisor. She has been a member of the Scientific Committee “Paolo Baffi Lecture” at the Bank of Italy from 2015 to 2021, and a member  of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) from 2015 to 2023. 

She was President of the European Finance Association in 2022 and Professor of Economics at the European University Institute from 2008 to 2013, holding a joint chair in the Economics Department and the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies. Prior to that, she was Associate Professor at Goethe University in Frankfurt and Assistant Professor at the University of Mannheim.

Ms. Carletti holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics. She has published extensively in the most prestigious international journals on topics concerning Financial Intermediation, Financial Crises and Regulation, Competition Policy, Corporate Governance and Sovereign Debt.