Dr Domenico Mignacca

executive director of investment risk investment strategy, Qatar Investment Authority

After graduating from the University of Ancona, Italy in 1989 with a degree in business and economics, Domenico undertook a Masters in economics and econometrics at the University of Southampton, U.K.

In 1994, he was named Honorary Associate Fellow of the Department of Economics at the University Of Wisconsin, Madison, USA where he studied applications of chaos theory in economics. In 1995, returning to the University of Ancona, he received a Doctorate in quantitative economics. In the same year he joined Deutsche Bank’s risk controlling group in Milan, with the task of calculating VaR.

In 1997 he was appointed senior quantitative analyst by BNL Gestioni SGR, a position he held until 2001, when he joined Sanpaolo Asset Management SGR, now Eurizon Capital SGR, as risk management director until December 2016.

From January 2017, he has worked for the Qatar Investment Authority as head of risk management and head of investment risk.