Francesco Cardinali is the Senior Country Officer for J.P.Morgan in Italy. In this role, he supervises the firm’s franchise in the country and holds direct responsibilities for the Investment Banking business.
Francesco spent his entire professional life at J.P.Morgan. He joined the firm as a graduate in London in 1996, working with the investment banking Financial Institutions Group, executing major M&A and corporate finance transactions for European clients maintaining a strong focus on Italian banks and corporates.
In 2002 he joined the EMEA Equity Capital Markets (ECM) team in London, assuming first the responsibility of the Italian ECM practice to become later head of ECM for the Southern European region. In 2016 he was appointed co-head of ECM Equity Solutions for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Francesco holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a degree in Financial Institutions and Markets from Università Bocconi. He is based in Milan.