Francesca Erica Di Girolamo
Team leader, European Commission Joint Research Centre
Erica Francesca Di Girolamo works at the European Commission, Joint Research Centre. She is coordinating activities in the field of finance and financial stability. She joined the Joint Research Centre in 2009 and she has been actively involved in the work of the European Commission to create a safer and sounder financial system. From 2018 to 2019, she joined the Single Resolution Board before coming back to the European Commission in 2019. Her more recent research focuses on climate risk and sustainability in the financial sector, as well as digital finance. Earlier, she has contributed to EC proposals on higher capital requirements for banks, harmonised deposit protection schemes and the EU framework for bank recovery and resolution. Erica holds a Ph.D. in financial modelling from Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven, and a Degree in Mathematical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano.