Paolo Fioretti is the Deputy Head of Financial Sector and Market Analysis at the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). Within the Chief Economist's department, he is responsible for financial sector analysis and monitoring of the euro area banking sector under the ESM’s early warning system for the implementation of the banks’ direct recapitalisation instrument. After having held the role of ESM country team coordinator for Ireland and Cyprus, Mr Fioretti is currently performing a similar role for Greece.
Prior to joining the ESM, Mr Fioretti worked at Unicredit, Fitch Ratings as Director in the EMEA Financial Institutions team and in the monitoring department of the European Investment Bank. Mr Fioretti graduated in Economics and Social Science at Bocconi University. He obtained a M.Sc. in Banking and Finance from the CUOA Business School and the University of Venice.