Executive Director, European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
Fausto Parente is Executive Director of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA).
Mr. Parente took up this role in 2016, initially for a five-term. He was reappointed for a second term in September 2020.
Mr. Parente has had a distinguished career in supervisory regulation and policy at national and international level. Prior to joining EIOPA he was Head of the Supervisory Regulation and Policy Directorate at Istituto di Vigilanza sulle Assicurazioni, the Italian insurance supervisor.
He has also served as alternate member of the EIOPA Board of Supervisors, as member of the Advisory Technical Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board, and as alternate member in the Technical and Financial Stability Committees of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors.
Mr. Parente has an economics degree from the University Federico II, Naples. He is licensed to practice as a certified accountant and financial analyst and is the author of a series of publications on insurance supervision.