Mario Draghi

Italian economist and banker, Prime Minister of Italy

Mario Draghi OMRI GColIH BVO (Italian: [ˈmaːrjo ˈdraːɡi]; born 3 September 1947) is an Italian economist, central banker and politician. He has been the Prime Minister of Italy since 13 February 2021.[1][2]

Mario Draghi

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Mario Draghi in February 2021
Prime Minister of Italy
Assumed office
13 February 2021
PresidentSergio Mattarella
Preceded byGiuseppe Conte
President of the European Central Bank
In office
1 November 2011 – 31 October 2019
Vice PresidentVítor Constâncio
Luis de Guindos
Preceded byJean-Claude Trichet
Succeeded byChristine Lagarde
Chairman of the Financial Stability Board
In office
2 April 2006 – 4 November 2011
Preceded byRoger Ferguson
Succeeded byMark Carney
Governor of the Bank of Italy
In office
16 January 2006 – 31 October 2011
Preceded byAntonio Fazio
Succeeded byIgnazio Visco
Personal details
Born (1947-09-03) 3 September 1947 (age 74)
Rome, Italy
Political partyIndependent
Serena Cappello (m. 1973)
ResidenceChigi Palace, Rome
EducationSapienza University of Rome
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD)

He was President of the European Central Bank from 2011 until 2019. Draghi was also the Chair of the Financial Stability Board from 2009 to 2011 and Governor of the Bank of Italy from 2005 to 2011.[3]