Magda Bianco. Head of the Consumer Protection and Financial Education Department, Bank of Italy & G20/GPFI Co-chair

Magda Bianco

Head of the Consumer Protection and Financial Education Department, Bank of Italy & G20/GPFI Co-chair

Magda Bianco is Head of the Bank of Italy Consumer Protection and Financial Education
Department since June 2020. She is responsible for banking conduct supervision,
complaints management, the banking ombudsman, financial education programs.
She holds a PhD in Economics from the LSE. At the Bank of Italy since 1989, she worked
in the Research Department until 1999. She then moved to the Law and Economics Unit,
which she headed since 2007. Since 2014 she had been responsible for the Consumer
Protection and Anti-Money Laundering Directorate.
She has published articles on corporate governance, corporate finance, bankruptcy,
economics of civil justice, regulatory matters and gender issues. She served as economic
advisor to the Italian Minister of Justice in 2012-2013. She is consultant for economic and
financial matters for the President of the Republic.
She is a member of the Financial Consumer Protection Network (FinCoNet), the OECD
International Network for Financial Education, the Italian Committee for financial
education. She is Co-Chair for the G20-Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion for the
years 2021-23.
Married, with a daughter and a son, she has coordinated the Bank of Italy's Equal
Opportunity Committee for the years 2014-2020.