XXVIII Edition

June 23-24, 2016

Barbieri Hermitte

Riccardo Barbieri Hermitte

Riccardo Barbieri Hermitte, Ph.D.
Chief Economist
Director of Economic and Financial Research
Department of the Treasury

Riccardo joined the Italian Treasury as its Chief Economist and Director of Research in August 2015, following a twenty-five-year career in the financial markets, during which he worked for JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America and Mizuho. He was a top-ranked economist and strategist in investor surveys for both developed and emerging markets, covering a wide range of institutional investors and publishing cutting-edge economic research and investment strategy papers. Riccardo also had an extensive presence in the financial media, frequently appearing as an economic and market commentator on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and CNN. He started his career as an academic economist at Bocconi University in Milan, where he earned an honours research degree in Economics and Social Sciences, and later studied and worked as a teaching assistant at New York University, USA, earning a Ph. D. in Economics.