University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Nottingham University Business School China
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Name

Head of China Economic Policy Programme, Assistant Professor in Finance , Nottingham University Business School China

Michele Geraci has recently been appointed Undersecretary of State, Economic Development for the Italian government. He is currently on leave from UNNC.

Qualifications

Master in Business Administration – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
First Degree in Electronic Engineering – University of Palermo, Italy – 110/110 cum laude

Contact

 Michele-Geraci(new)

Biography

Expertise summary

Michele Geraci is former Investment Banker and Electronic Engineer, now expert on Chinese economy and Assistant prof of Finance at Nottingham University Business School, China. He is also the Head of China at the Global Policy Institute and Adjunct Professor of Finance at New York University, Shanghai and at Zhejiang University.

He has been living in China since 2008 and his research work is aimed at governments, corporations and investors, offering non-academic, practical-oriented policy recommendations and investment advice. Topics of interest include monetary policy, income disparity, migration, urbanisation and European crisis, international trade, M&A.

Michele is a frequent guest speaker at conferences and forums, a frequent host of TV shows (CCTV, Rai, TGCom, Al-Jazeera, Sky), and is a regular contributor to China Daily op-ed and a columnist for Caixin Magazine and IlSole24Ore/Radiocor. Michele has been voted for four years in a row one of the top 50 Italian experts on Chinese matters by MilanoFinanza; one of the top 5 University of Nottingham media experts 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.  He also teaches courses on China’s economy in Europe at LUISS (Rome) and Copenhagen Business School. He is the producer and host of a documentary on China’s economy and has recently launched a popular blog with the goal to enhance the knowledge of China amongst European and Italian policymakers, enterprises and the general public.

Prior to coming to China, Michele was a top-level investment banker based in London. Over more than a decade between London and Wall Street, Michele has worked in Europe, Latin America, Eastern Europe in the most prestigious investment banks such as Merrill Lynch, Bank of America, DLJ, Schroders as co-head of European Telecom Research and Head of Latin America Telecom Research.

Before starting his career in Finance, Michele worked as an electronic engineer in the Satellite planning manager division of British Telecom, London. He took part in the design of Eutelsat satellites that are used today to broadcast TV to Europe.

Michele holds an MBA from the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management, under the guidance and friendship of Prof Modigliani and Rudy Dornbusch and an undergraduate degree in electronic engineering from the University of Palermo, Italy, with one year spent at UCL as exchange student. He can speak Italian, English, Chinese as well as Spanish and some French.

Teaching summary

Postgraduate

Current courses (2014/15)

  • Nottingham University Business School China – “Fixed Income Investment”, Master Degree in Finance, Spring 2015
  • Nottingham University Business School China – “Corporate Finance”, Master Degree in Finance, Autumn 2014

Corporate executive training

  • China Southern Rolling Stock (CSR)
  • Local Chinese Government Finance department
  • Previously retained by a UK financial institution based in China

Previously held courses

  • University of Turin, Italy – “China Economic and Business Outlook” Master Program, Spring 2014
  • Nottingham University Business School China – “Fixed Income Investment”, Master Degree in Finance, Spring 2014
  • Nottingham University Business School China – “Corporate Finance”, Master Degree in Finance, Autumn 2013
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Stock Market Analysis”, MBA course, Autumn 2013, taught in English and Chinese
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Financial Statement Analysis and forecasting”, MBA, Autumn 2013, taught in English and Chinese
  • LUISS, School of Management, Rome – “Doing Business in China”, MBA, Autumn 2013
  • Nottingham University Business School China – “Fixed Income Investment”, Master Degree in Finance, Spring 2013
  • Nottingham University Business School China – “Corporate Finance”, Master Degree in Finance, Autumn 2012
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Stock Market Analysis”, MBA course, Autumn 2012, taught in English and Chinese
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Financial Statement Analysis and forecasting”, MBA, Autumn 2012, taught in English and Chinese
  • Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, Nanchang – “Corporate Finance”, Undergraduate. Autumn 2012
  • South Western University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu – “Financial Statement Analysis”, School of Management (Spring 2012), taught in Chinese
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Stock Market Analysis”, MBA course, Autumn 2011, taught in English and Chinese
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Financial Statement Analysis and forecasting”, MBA course. Autumn 2011
  • Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, Nanchang – “Corporate Finance”, undergraduate course. Autumn 2011
  • Chongqing University, Chongqing, “IPO Process”, EMBA, Short course taught in Chinese. Spring 2011
  • Sichuan University, Chengdu – “Investment”, undergraduate course. Spring 2011
  • Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou – “Stock Market Analysis”, MBA course. Autumn 2010
  • South Western University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu – “A Practical Approach to stock market investing” taught only in Chinese to undergraduate students. Summer 2010
  • South Western University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu – “How to successfully invest in the stock market” taught only in Chinese to post-graduate students. Summer 2010
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management - Teaching Assistant for course “Competition in Telecommunications”. Lectured on “Mergers and Acquisitions”. 1996.

Publications, conference presentations and media appearances