Pier Carlo Padoan
Minister of Economics and Finance
Ministry of Economy and Finance of Italy
1998-2001, Economic Adviser to Italian Prime Ministers Massimo D'Alema and Giuliano Amato, coordinating the Italian position in the Agenda 2000 negotiations for the EU budget, Lisbon Agenda, European Council and G8 summits. 2001-05, Italian Executive Director and Board Member, IMF, in charge of European coordination. Consultant to the World Bank, European Commission and European Central Bank. Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Economist, OECD.