Pier Carlo Padoan (IT) is Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD in Paris.
Until his appointment in 2007, he was Professor of Economics at the University La Sapienza of Rome and Director of the Fondazione Italianieuropei, a policy think-tank focusing on economic and social issues.
He has served as Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund (2001-2005) in Washington, DC, and as economic adviser to the Italian Prime Minister (1998-2001). He was Professor at the College of Europe (1992-2001) and Visiting professor in Italy, Argentina, Japan, Poland and Belgium.
Professor Padoan has published widely in the field of European economics and political economy, including Euro-American Trade and Financial Alliances (2004), The Structural Foundations of International Finance (2003), and A Transatlantic Perspective on the Euro (2000).