Michele Geraci

Adjunct Professor of Finance

Email: mg5425@nyu.edu


Michele Geraci is Head of China Economic Policy Program at Nottingham University Business School, Head of China at the Global Policy Institute, as well as Senior Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Finance at Zhejiang University. He has been living in China since 2008 and works as advisor to governments, corporations and investors, offering practical-oriented policy recommendations and investment advice. Topics of interest include monetary policy, income disparity, migration, urbanization and European crisis.

Michele is a frequent guest speaker at conferences and forums, a frequent host of TV shows (CCTV, Rai, BBC, Al-Jazeera), and is a regular contributor to China Daily op-ed and a columnist for Caixin Magazine and IlSole24Ore/Radiocor. Michele has been voted for three years in a row one of the top 50 Italian experts on Chinese matters, one of the top 5 University of Nottingham world-wide experts on current affairs and has recently been awarded the title of Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy (Cavaliere dell'Ordine della Stella D’Italia) by President of Italian Republic, Mattarella, one of Italy’s highest honours.

Prior to coming to China, Michele was a Managing Director-level investment banker based in London, with vast international experience in Fund Management, Equity Research, Corporate Finance, Management Consultancy, and as a Telecom Engineer across Europe, Latin America and Asia. Merrill Lynch, Bank of America, DLJ, and Schroders Investment Management are some of the institutions he has worked for.

Michele holds an MBA from the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management, and an M-Eng in electronic engineering from the University of Palermo, Italy. He can speak Italian, English, Chinese as well as Spanish and some French.

For more information on Prof. Geraci, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelegeracichina


Courses Taught

  • Debt Instruments and Markets
  • Equity Valuation
  • Futures and Options
  • International Financial Management


Recent Publications

  • China's import data, how to interpret the figures correctly, Orizzonte Cina
  • The Internationalisation of the RMB: a long, long way away, Orizzonte Cina
  • Implementing China’s Economic Reforms: A step away from re-balancing, China Policy Institute



Bachelor/Master, Electronic Engineer
University of Palermo, 1991

Massachussetts Institute of Technology, M.I.T, 1996


Languages: Italian, Spanish, English, Chinese, French