Raffaele Della CroceSenior Economist/Senior Fellow at OECD/Imperial College
Raffaele Della Croce is a Senior Economist at the OECD, and Senior Fellow at Imperial College. At the OECD he is in charge of the G20/OECD Taskforce on Long-Term Financing and responsible for producing statistical research and analysis on sustainable finance, long term investment financing and connectivity infrastructure. He is the Lead Manager for the OECD project “Institutional Investors and Long-term Investment” in the Financial Affairs division of the OECD and also responsible for the Long Term Investment Network gathering major pension funds, insurance companies, and sovereign wealth funds across the world www.oecd.org/finance/lti. Raffaele represented the OECD to G20, European Parliament, Financial Stability Board and UN meetings and is currently involved in a new project on the impact of innovation as blockchain on sustainable finance and the use of Big Data - public (i.e. satellite, drones, ground sensors) and private - with AI, IoT for infrastructure investment. Representing the OECD he took part to the 25 members FSB working group - chaired by Dutch Central Bank President Knot - mandated to analyze the impact of financial regulation on infrastructure financing and report to the G20 Leader’s summit in November 2018 in Buenos Aires. Before joining the OECD in 2010, he worked in the financial industry for eight years, mainly with Ernst & Young and Moody’s Investors Services in London. As part of international teams advising governments or private consortia, he has been involved in the analysis, structuring and negotiation of the largest transactions in the utilities and infrastructure sectors in Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Raffaele has been educated in Rome, Oxford and Columbia Universities. He also serves in the advisory committee of the OECD Provident Pension Fund.