Head of Strategy & Institutional Relations
European Stability Mechanism (ESM)
Nicola Giammarioli is the Head of Strategy and Institutional Relations at the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). Within the Department of Economics, Banking and Policy Strategy, he is responsible for implementing the ESM strategy by reviewing and developing ESM instruments as well as representing the ESM and EFSF in European and international fora. He is also responsible for relations with other International Financial Institutions and credit rating agencies. After having held the role of ESM country team coordinator for Ireland, Mr Giammarioli is currently covering the same role for Greece.
Prior to this, Mr Giammarioli has been an IMF Executive Board Member, an advisor of the Minister, and a Director in the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance. He has also previously held positions of Economist and Senior Economist at the European Central Bank from 2001-2007 in the Directorate General Economics, working on fiscal and monetary policies.
Mr Giammarioli graduated in Economics at Bocconi University. He obtained a M.Sc. in Quantitative Development Economics from the University of Warwick and a Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute. He has carried out post graduate studies at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and written articles and economic publications on monetary and fiscal issues.