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Franco Fiordelisi is the founder and president of the Financial Intermediation Network of European Studies (FINEST).

Franco is Professor of Banking and Finance at Essex Business School of the University of Essex. He previously held positions or taught at the Durham Business School, Bocconi University, and University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Franco has received many honors and awards for his scientific outputs and his university teaching skills. IDEAS/RePEc ranks his research in the top 5% in the world (last 10 years) and top 10% in the Fields of "Banking", and "Corporate Finance", as of June 2020. His research revolves around different aspects of bank management, financial risk management, and Fintech. His work has been published in international academic journals (such as the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Journal of Corporate Finance) and presented to primary international financial conferences (e.g., American Finance Association, American Economic Association, European Finance Association, Financial Intermediation Research Society, and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation).

He is currently associate editor of the Journal of Financial Stability, European Journal of Finance, and Economic Modelling. In the past, Franco was associate editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance (2012 -2015). He was a visiting research scholar at the Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis, U.S. (Fulbright Scholarship), the Federal Reserve of New York, and the European Central Bank.