Managing Director, EBRD
Mattia ROMANI is the Managing Director for Economics, Policy, and Governance at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics. Before joining the EBRD in 2014, Mr. Romani was the Deputy Director General and Chief Economist at the Global Green Growth Institute, an international organization based in South Korea that supports developing and emerging countries on their compliance with the Paris Climate Agreement, and their Sustainable Development Goal targets. He was previously with McKinsey & Company, where he worked as a senior expert from 2009 till 2013. He served as Lord Nicholas Stern’s deputy on the UN Secretary General High-Level Advisory Group on Climate Finance in 2010. Between 2007 and 2009, Mattia Romani worked as the lead economist on the Stern Review team in the UK Government. He was previously at Shell International working as a Senior Economist on long-term scenarios. Between 1999 and 2003 he was Economist/Consultant at the World Bank in Washington DC, Abidjan, and Antananarivo. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Oxford and an M.S. in Development Studies from the London School of Economics.