American Law Institute

“Regulatory Competition and Subsidiarity
in Corporate Governance
in a Transatlantic Perspective”

12th July 2004, Bibliotheque Solvay, Brussels

European Corporate Governance Institute
Mario Draghi
Vice Chairman and Managing Director
Goldman Sachs

(see a copy of his speech)

Mario Draghi, a graduate of the University of Rome, earned his PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1976 and subsequently served as Professor of Economics at the University of Florence from 1981 to 1991.

He was Director General of the Italian Treasury from 1991 to 2001 and served as Chairman of the European Community’s Economic and Financial Committee. He was also a member of the G7 Deputies and Chairman of Working Party 3 (OECD). In 1993 he was appointed chairman of the Italian Committee for Privatisations. He served as an advisor to the Bank of Italy in 1990 and was an Executive Director of The World Bank from 1984 to 1990.

Mario Draghi’s corporate experience developed both as a lawmaker, having chaired the committee that re-drafted Italian corporate and financial legislation, and as a former board member of several banks and corporations (Eni, IRI, BNL and IMI).

He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Studies and has been an IOP Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. In June 2003 Mario was appointed to the Board of Trustees of The Brookings Institution.

Mario Draghi joined Goldman Sachs as a partner in January 2002 and is Vice Chairman and Managing Director.

The ECGI is grateful for support for the Launch Conference from
Telecom Italia
The European Commission
Goldman Sachs International