Vice President and Head of Financial Markets Group
Alessandro Cocco is Vice President and Head of Financial Markets Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He oversees the Financial Markets Group, a multidisciplinary team that analyzes public policy issues in global financial markets. The group’s research on financial market institutions, technology, infrastructure and systemic risk impact of climate change helps foster stable and efficient monetary, financial and payments systems. Cocco plays a key role in communicating the team’s findings to senior Federal Reserve officials, other regulators, industry leaders and the general public.
Cocco brings 25 years of legal, financial services and leadership experience to this position. Most recently, he served as managing director and associate general counsel at J.P. Morgan Chase, where he managed a wide range of efforts related to financial services regulation, futures, swaps, clearing, financial technology, and compliance. He has wide-ranging international experience in financial markets and regulation in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Alessandro is qualified to practice law in the U.S., U.K. and Italy.