Maurizio Trapanese is Director in the Directorate General for Economics, Statistics and Research of the Bank of Italy. His responsibilities include research on international regulations in banking and finance, with particular reference to the issues related to the Financial Stability Board and G20. Previously, he worked in the Directorate General for Financial Supervision and Regulation, where he was the Head of the Division in charge of the international negotiations on prudential matters and financial architecture. He was member of committees at the Euro-system, European Union, and global levels, directly contributing to the finalization of the post-financial crisis international standards and the EU single rulebook in banking. He graduated from Bocconi University of Milan and took a Master of Sciences in Economics from the University of Warwick (UK).