Via Balbi, 22, 16126 Genoa, Italy
Michele Siri is professor of Business Law and holds the Jean Monnet Chair of European Union Insurance and Financial Markets Regulation for the three-year period 2017-2020 at the Department of Law of the University of Genoa, Italy. He is also visiting professor of Financial Institutions and Markets Law at Luigi Bocconi University in Milan.
He has published widely in the fields of insurance and financial services law and acted as an adviser to the Italian Supervisory Authorities on these matters with a special focus on European Union policy initiatives. Professor Siri has been appointed in 2017 as a member of the Consultative Working Group for Investor Protection & Intermediaries Standing Committee (IPISC) at ESMA – the European Securities and Markets Authority in Paris.
He has fulfilled independent director roles for boards both of financial institutions and listed companies as well has acted as supervisor in the administrative procedures for the recovery and resolution of the insurance undertakings. He was an advisor to the Italian Government as a member of the Commission of Experts on the Insurance Markets Law Reform (2003-2005) and acted as academic consultant to assist the Italian Department of Trade and Industry in the implementation process of the European insurance mediation directive (2003-2005).
His main research interests are financial and insurance regulation and corporate governance issues. He is a regular speaker at academic and business conferences as well as at seminars and workshop with the supervisory authorities.