Governor of Bank of Finland
Silvia Pavoni is the editor of Sustainable Views, a newsletter by FT Specialist, a division of the Financial Times; and the economics editor of The Banker, also part of the FT group, for which she created and writes the Better Banking column on sustainable finance. Silvia is also an advisory board member of the European Risk Management Council, a member of the London council of not-for-profit WILL, Women in Leadership in Latin America, and an honorary fellow at City University of London.
As part of her current role, Silvia regularly interviews government officials, policy makers and finance and business leaders. One of her highest-profile interviews was with Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, who serves as UN General-Secretary’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance.
Since joining the Financial Times in 2005, Silvia has been on assignment to over two dozen countries, reporting with both written and filmed pieces. Previously, she was in charge of Centaur Media’s specialist database on public private partnerships, which was tasked with providing data to the UK Government.
Silvia holds the equivalent of an MSc and a BSc in Economics and Finance from Ca' Foscari University of Venice and speaks Italian – her mother-tongue – and Spanish.