Romain Svartzman

Non-Resident Fellow
Svartzman Romain

Romain Svartzman is a Research Fellow at Bocconi University’s Institute for European Policymaking (IEP@BU), a Senior Executive Fellow at SDA Bocconi School of Management, and an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP, University College London). 

His recent and ongoing research includes: developing scenarios of ecological transition (including geopolitical factors, particularly with regard to critical metals) and assessing their macrofinancial implications; and exploring reforms of the international monetary and financial system/architecture through institutionalist and IPE (international political economy) approaches.

He completed his PhD in ecological macroeconomics at McGill University (Canada). He also holds a master’s degree in Finance from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) and a degree in Economics and Law of Climate Change from FLACSO Argentina. 

Romain previously worked as: a senior economist for the Banque de France (until 2024); an environmental risk management officer for the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group); and an investor in 'green’ technologies for a French venture capital firm.