About the Partner

Mr. Francesco Pratesi

Mr. Francesco Pratesi graduated in Economics from the L.U.I.S.S. Guido Carli University in Rome. He is specialized in the field of Structured Finance and Risk Management. He consolidated his experience through holding executive roles; first, as Head of Long-Term Debt Management at the Telecom Italia Treasury, then as Head of the Derivatives Marketing team at Bnp Paribas Corporate and Investment Bank and Head of the Italian Corporate & Public Sector Sales of Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank. Since 2010, he has been Partner and Head of the Corporate Solutions Team of Martingale Risk Italia Srl, dealing with financial analysis on derivatives and investments. Mr. Pratesi advises clients on derivatives, structured finance and every kind of financial activity, including debt restructuring, hedging strategies. He is the author of the book, Criminal Bank.

Current Roles

Martingale Risk Srl

Rome, Italy

2018 - present

Università LUISS

Guido Carli School of Business

Rome, Italy

2010 - present


Interviews with Mr. Pratesi

Partner & Head of Corporate Solutions Team

Lecturer in Economics

Executive Course of Derivatives Risk Management

Administration, Finance & Management Program

Publications by Mr. Pratesi

Criminal Bank

Laboratorio Gutenberg


Criminal Bank, If Finance Deals with the Principles of Ethics

Il Corriere della Sera


Financial Education from a Shark Manager

La Repubblica


Criminal Bank, a Novel on the Economic Crisis

Il Sole 24 Ore


Interview with Mr. Pratesi


Reviews of Criminal Bank