Domenico Lombardi is director of the Global Economy Program and a member of the Executive Management Committee at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). He also serves on the advisory boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Bretton Woods Committee in Washington, and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Asian Economic Panel.
Domenico is a regular speaker in high-level international fora, including the G20 and the governing bodies of multilateral organizations. He has served as rapporteur for the High-Level Panel on the Governance of the Financial Stability Board; has been appointed by the World Bank Group’s Board of Directors as External Reviewer to conduct the first independent review of the Group’s 5 Oversight and Accountability Vice-Presidencies; and has authored the report to the IMF Managing Director on IMF governance reform (“Fourth Pillar Report”).
Before joining CIGI, Domenico was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington. Prior to that, his distinguished career includes positions on the executive boards of major international financial institutions such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
His academic interests focus on the global economy, central banking and the reform of the international financial and monetary system. His research has been published on the Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of Financial Stability, Journal of Globalization and Development, New Political Economy, Review of International Organizations, Review of International Political Economy, West European Politics, Bank of Canada Review and IMF Staff Papers, among others, and has been referred to in Congressional and Parliamentary hearings around the world. He has testified before the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance.
Domenico is editor of Asian Economic Papers and the World Economics Journal, associate editor of the Journal of Globalization and Development, and is a member of the Financial Times Forum of Economists. He is a front page columnist for the leading Italian daily Il Sole ORE, a regular commentator for the international press, including the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and Project Syndicate, and for the global newswires Bloomberg and Reuters.
He has an undergraduate degree summa cum laude in banking and finance from Bocconi University, Milan, and a Ph.D. in economics from Oxford University (Nuffield College).