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Bernardo Bortolotti

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Bernardo Bortolotti

Professor of Finance and Executive Director, Transition Investment Lab, NYU Abu Dhabi
Bernardo Bortolotti

Bernardo Bortoloti is Executive Director of the Transition Investment Lab at NYUAD, and Professor of finance at the University of Turin, Italy. His research focuses on the complex relationships between state and markets, with special emphasis on state ownership of firms, regulation, corporate finance, corporate governance, and sustainability. He is one of the leading international experts in privatization, state-assets management and divestiture, and sovereign wealth funds. His work appeared in major academic economics and finance journals, and he has published two books with Oxford University Press. He has been Executive Director of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei. He has advised the World Bank, the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the Italian Ministry of the Economy as secretary of the Global Advisory Committee on Privatization, the Italian Audit Office, listed firms and public and private financial institutions. He received his PhD in economics from the Université Catholique de Louvain.