Daniele Franco

Minister of Economy and Finance, Italian economist and banker

Daniele Franco (born 7 June 1953) is an Italian economist, banker and civil servant. He was the Minister of Economy and Finance in the cabinet of Prime Minister Mario Draghi from 13 February 2021 to 22 October 2022.[1][2] From 2020 until 2021, he was director-general of the Bank of Italy.

Daniele Franco
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Minister of Economy and Finance
In office
13 February 2021 – 22 October 2022
Prime MinisterMario Draghi
Preceded byRoberto Gualtieri
Succeeded byGiancarlo Giorgetti
Director-General of the Bank of Italy
In office
1 January 2020 – 13 February 2021
Preceded byFabio Panetta
Succeeded byLuigi Federico Signorini
Personal details
Born (1953-06-07) 7 June 1953 (age 69)
Trichiana, Veneto, Italy
Political partyIndependent
Alma materUniversity of Padua


  1. "Factbox: Technocrat ministers in Draghi's new Italian government". Reuters. 13 February 2021.
  2. "Mario Draghi's new government to be sworn in on Saturday". The Guardian. 13 February 2021.