Team

 

Daniela Bragoli

Consultant to Now-Casting, and a post-doctoral researcher at the Catholic University of Piacenza, Daniela has conducted extensive research into the now-casting model and its application. She received her PhD from Catholic University of Piacenza and subsequently worked as an economist at the European Central Bank.

Jasper
Jasper McMahon

Formerly a director of Misys plc, the UK software group, previously an investment banker with Salomon Brothers and S.G.Warburg, and a management consultant with McKinsey & Co. Jasper has experience of finance, operations, and of business start-ups.

Silvia Miranda Agrippino

Senior Economist at Now-Casting, Silvia has conducted research on the development of the now-casting model and has been closely involved in exploring its applications. She received her PhD from Bocconi University and subsequently held positions at the University of Bristol and London Business School.

Lucrezia Reichlin

Professor of Economics at London Business School, non-executive director of UniCredit Banking Group and AGEAS Insurance Group, and Chair of the Scientific Council at the Brussels based think-tank Bruegel. Lucrezia was Director General of Research at the European Central Bank from March 2005 to September 2008. She was research director of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in 2011-2013, first Chairman of the CEPR Euro Area Business Cycle Dating Committee, and co-founder and scientist in charge of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network. Lucrezia pioneered econometric models for large data and co-developed with Domenico the techniques that are the basis of now-casting. She also does research on monetary policy and the business cycle. Lucrezia is a Fellow of the British Academy. See Lucrezia's web page here.

Saverio Simonelli

Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II, and visiting fellow, Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute in Florence. Saverio is a research fellow at the Euro Area Business Cycle Network (EABCN) and at the Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF). Saverio has written academic papers on the business cycle and has collaborated with Lucrezia Reichlin and Domenico Giannone on research into now-casting.

Aude Thibaut
Aude Thibaut

A business development professional, Aude started her career in the oil industry, setting up the first Western-style investor relations department at a Russian listed company, Yukos Oil, in 1999. She since worked for Goldman Sachs International in prime brokerage, covering hedge funds and hedge fund investors. She holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School.