Gerardo is an Economist in the Financial Market Infrastructure Directorate. His role involves research and policy analysis on the design of financial markets, in particular derivatives markets. More broadly, his research interests lie in the areas of market structure, moral hazard, network analysis, banking, auction theory, macroprudential and microprudential policy and their interactions.
Gerardo has a PhD in Statistics and Applied Mathematics from the joint program at Vilfredo Pareto Doctorate in Economics (University of Turin) and Collegio Carlo Alberto, where he taught graduate level economic courses. Prior to joining the Bank of England he worked in the private sector as a quantitative analyst on issues related to different areas including asset management, risk management, and policy implementation.