Full Name
Maria Raffaella ASSETTA
Job Title
Head of Unit
Speaker Bio
Maria Raffaella Assetta
Head of International Affairs Unit, DG FISMA, EU Commission

Maria Raffaella Assetta is currently Head of Unit for International Affairs in the European Commission's Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services, and Capital Markets Union.
Lawyer by education, she started her professional career in the private sector as independent attorney-at-law before joining the European Commission in 2002, where she has been working in policy coordination, policy development, and enforcement of EU law, first in the field of public procurement and since 2010 in the field of financial services and capital movements.
In the financial services field, she followed closely the implementation of the financial reform in the aftermath of the financial crisis. Before joining the International Affairs Unit, she was deputy Head of the Unit in charge of monitoring the implementation of the free movement of capital and coordinating the enforcement of EU financial services legislation, within the Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union.
Maria Raffaella ASSETTA