Deputy Head, Resolution and Crisis Management, European Commission
Emiliano Tornese is Deputy Head of the Resolution and Crisis Management Unit at the European Commission. In that capacity, he has been involved with the design and negotiation of the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive and of the Single Resolution Mechanism, and is currently focusing on their implementation. Previously, he was the Secretary of the European Securities Committee, where he coordinated the European Union’s Ministries of Finance in their regulatory capacity for financial services. Mr. Tornese has also been an advisor to the European Financial Stability Facility, the European Stability Mechanism, and within the Troika on the implementation of the national reform programs in Ireland. Mr. Tornese holds an LL.M. from Columbia Law School (2007). He has practiced law, with a focus on Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets, in New York, London, Paris, and Rome. He was born in 1976 in Naples, Italy.