Paolo Giudici


Professor of  Statistics and Data Science at the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Pavia. Academic supervisor of about 180 Master's students and of 15 Phd students, currently working in the financial industry, in IT/consulting companies or as academic researchers. 

Author of several scientific publications (83 in Scopus, with 1180 total citations and an h-index of 20).

The publications appeared in high impact Statistics, Computer Science and Finance journals: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Journal of Business and Economics Statistics, Biometrika, Computational Statistics and data analysis, Journal of Computational and graphical statistics, Expert systems with applications,  Machine Learning, Physica A, Neurocomputing, Annals of Operations Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, Finance Research letters.

The main contributions to research are on: multivariate graphical models;  network models for financial stability; correlation networks for financial technologies; operational risk management models; bayesian data analysis; model diagnostics, predictive accuracy and explainabiity.

Coordinator of 11 funded scientific projects, among which the European Horizon2020 project "FIN-TECH: Financial supervision and Technological compliance" (2019-2020) and the European VI programme project on "Multi industry semantic based business intelligence" (2006-2010). 

Chief Editor of "Artificial Intelligence in Finance", Frontiers. Associate Editor of “Digital Finance”, Springer; and of "Risks", MDPI . 

Researcher with CEPS on the monitoring of COVID-19 contagion. Research fellow at the Bank for International Settlements, Basel.  Research fellow at the University College London center for Blockchain technologies. Expert at the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions  Authority (EIOPA). Expert at the Italian ministry of development for the National AI strategy.  

Member of the scientific committee of: the Association of Italian Financial Risk Managers, AssoFintech, the Cryptovalues association. Member of: Italian Statistical Society(SIS),Italian Econometric Society (SIDE), European Big Data Value Association (BDVA), European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics (ENBIS), International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA).

Principal investigator of  research, training  and consulting projects for: the Italian Banking Association, Intesa SanPaolo, Unicredit, UBI, BancoBpm, MPS, BPS, Creval,  Accenture, KPMG, SAS, Mediaset,  Sky.