Marco is a Professor of Finance and Economics at Université Libre de Bruxelles, a Resident Fellow at the European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics at ULB, a Research Fellow of CEPR and the Executive Director of the European Corporate Governance Institute. Teaching at the ULB, his research currently focuses on law and finance, with particular emphasis on corporate governance. In 2003, he was Visiting Professor at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and in 2008 Max Schmidheiny Visiting Professor for Entrepreneurship and Risk at the University of St. Gallen.
Having worked at the Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros in Madrid and at the European Commission’s Directorate for Industry, Marco is a member of the Belgian Corporate Governance Commission. He has been an invited member of the Executive Committee, European Confederation of Directors’ Associations; and the European Academic Council of Standard & Poor’s. From 1998 to 2002, he was Scientific Adviser, Committee on Corporate Governance, European Association of Securities Dealers.
Marco has been involved in consulting projects for the European Commission and major European banks. He has been instrumental in launching the Transatlantic Corporate Governance Dialogue (TCGD) and is the scientist in charge of the European Corporate Governance Training Network (ECGTN).
He has given expert briefings on corporate governance to the Group of Economic Analysis of the President of the European Commission, Alcatel, BP, EDF, the boards of Andra AP Fonden, SNS (Studieförbundet Näringsliv och Samhälle), the clients of Hermes Pension Management Ltd., Governance for Owners, the Euro 50 Group, the G20 Deputies, the Italian Securities Regulator (CONSOB), the OECD and the World Bank, among others.
Marco speaks French, German, Italian, Spanish, and English.
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 253000