Mario Draghi OMRI (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmaːrjo ˈdraːɡi]; born 3 September 1947) is an Italian economist serving as the President of the European Central Bank since 2011. He previously served as the Chairman of the Financial Stability Board from 2009 to 2011 and Governor of the Bank of Italy from 2005 to 2011.

Draghi previously worked at Goldman Sachs from 2002 until 2005. In 2014, Draghi was listed as the 8th most powerful person in the world by Forbes. In 2015, Fortune magazine ranked him as the world’s second greatest leader. His term is scheduled to end on 31 October 2019. 

 

Mario Draghi
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President of the European Central Bank
Incumbent
Assumed office
1 November 2011
Vice President Vítor Constâncio
Luis de Guindos
Preceded by Jean-Claude Trichet
Chairman of the Financial Stability Board
In office
2 April 2009 – 4 November 2011
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Mark Carney
Governor of the Bank of Italy
In office
29 December 2005 – 31 October 2011
Preceded by Antonio Fazio
Succeeded by Ignazio Visco
Personal details
Born
Mario Roberto Draghi

3 September 1947 (age 71)
Rome, Italy

Spouse(s)
Serena Draghi (m. 1973)
Children 2
Alma mater Sapienza University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Signature
Website Official website