Fabio Scacciavillani

Dr Fabio Scacciavillani holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago and is Director of Macroeconomics and Statistics at the Dubai International Financial Center. Previously he held the position of Head of Economic Research at the Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting in Doha, the GCC regional institution focusing on the economic diversification of member states. He has been Executive Director at Goldman Sachs International (2001–03), Senior Economist and Adviser in the Research Directorate of the European Central Bank (ECB) (1998–2001), and has held positions as an economist in various departments of the IMF (1992–98). He has also worked as a consultant for major corporate clients, financial institutions, hedge funds and the European Union.