Giovanni holds a BSc in International Studies (University of Trento), a MSc in Economic Policy (Utrecht University) and a Diploma in European Affairs (Italian Institute for International Political Studies). He gained experience working for the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), a leading Brussels-based think tank, where he conducted research on financial regulation, credit markets and EU budgetary policies. Giovanni is also currently collaborating with the Economics Department of the European Investment Bank, working on green finance. His main research interests include macroeconomics, monetary policy, EMU, financial markets. At EMEA, he is engaged in research on socio-economic development in the Euro-Mediterranean and Africa.