Giovanni Tria is a CIGI distinguished fellow and an economist with more than 40 years of academic and professional experience in the fields of macroeconomics, economic development policies, public economics and public investment assessment. He is an honorary professor of economics and president of the Centre for EuroAsian Studies at the University of Rome Tor Vergata.
Giovanni has been minister of economy and finance within the Italian government, full professor of economics and dean of the Faculty of Economics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, president of the Italian National School of Public Administration and member of the Board of Directors of the International Labour Office for the Italian government. He worked as an economic expert in many Italian institutions and government bodies and for international organizations. He is a member of the scientific committees of Italian think tanks and foundations and an editorialist for Italian newspapers.