Domenico Siniscalco is the Chairman of the Council for the United States and Italy.
He has been Managing Director and Vice Chairman at Morgan Stanley since 2006. He is Country Head of Italy and Head of Government Coverage EMEA.
From September 2001 to July 2004 he was Director General of the Italian Treasury, then became Italian Minister of Economy & Finance (July 2004 to September 2005). In this capacity he was also a member of the Eurogroup of the European Council of Economy and Finance Ministers, member of the G7/G8, and Governor of the IMF.
He has been a Board member of the Grosvenor Group in London, he sits in the Board of HEC (Paris) and has been member of the Board of Eni, Telecom Italia and other companies.
He is also Chairman of Fondazione Luigi Einaudi (Torino), Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (Milano).
He developed a successful academic career at Cambridge, Louvain la Neuve, Johns Hopkins and at Torino University. For several years he has been one of the lead authors of IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize), and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, The Beijer Institute.
He is author of various academic books and more than 70 research articles in environmental economics, privatisations and structural change. He has been leader-writer of Il Sole 24 Ore and La Stampa.
He holds a degree in Law at University of Torino and a PhD in Economics at Cambridge University.