Loriana Pelizzon

Full Professor of Economics at Ca' Foscari University Of Venice, Full Professor and Chair of Law and Finance at Goethe University Frankfurt, Department Director of "Financial Markets" and Coordinator of Gender Equality at Leibniz Institute For Financial Research (SAFE)

Loriana Pelizzon is Department Director of "Financial Markets" and coordinator of Gender Equality at the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE as well as Full Professor at Goethe University Frankfurt, Chair of Law and Finance. She is also part-time Full Professor of Economics at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and Research Affiliate at MIT Sloan. She graduated from the London Business School with a doctorate in Finance. Her research interests are on risk measurement and management, hedge funds, market microstructure, financial institutions, systemic risk, sovereign risk and financial crisis. She was one of the coordinators of the European Finance Association (EFA) Doctoral Tutorial, member of the EFA Executive Committee and member of the BSI GAMMA Foundation Board. She has been involved in NBER and FDIC projects as well as EU projects (Marie Curie, FP7 and H2020), Europlace and Inquire Europe, EIEF, Bank of France projects, MIUR, DFG, and VolkswagenStiftung: Europe and Global Challenges. She was a member of the EIOPA’s Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group and is currently Co-Vice President of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board, member of the EU independent expert advice team in the field of Banking Union and external expert for the EU Commission on digital currency and blockchain technology.