Loriana Pelizzon

Loriana Pelizzon

Loriana Pelizzon is Program Director of the Research Centre SAFE Systemic Risk Lab, SAFE Full Professor at Goethe University Frankfurt, Chair of Law and Finance, part-time Full Professor of Economics at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and Research Affiliate at MIT Sloan. She graduated from the London Business School with a doctorate in Finance. Her research interests are on risk measurement and management, asset allocation and household portfolios, hedge funds, financial institutions, systemic risk and financial crisis. Pelizzon has been awarded the EFA 2005 - Barclays Global Investor Award for the Best Symposium paper, FMA 2005 European Conference for the best conference paper and the Award for the Most Significant Paper published in the Journal of Financial Intermediation 2008. She teaches Systemic Risk and Sovereign Risk PhD courses at GSEFM and Money and Banking at the undergraduate program. She has been awarded the Best Teacher in 2007 and 2008 at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. She was one of the coordinators of the European Finance Association (EFA) Doctoral Tutorial, member of the EFA Executive Committee and member of the BSI GAMMA Foundation Board. She has been involved in NBER and FDIC projects as well as EU, Europlace, Inquire Europe, EIEF, Eurofidai and Bank of France projects. From March 2016 she is a member of the EIOPA’s Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group. She frequently advises banks, pension funds and government agencies on risk measurement/management strategies.

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director, Systemic Risk Lab and Chair, Law and Finance, Research Centre SAFE, Goethe University Frankfurt