Carlo Resta

Senior Research Fellow

Expertise: A reputable expert with global track record in new product development, structuring, marketing and operations; together with extensive leadership, financial management experience reporting to Board of Directors and CEOs. Last ten years acting as trusted independent specialist, successfully using a comprehensive background in Equity, Capital Markets, Investment, and Commercial Banking, to implement leading edge investment solutions.


Academia: MBA, Finance and International Business, New YorkUniversity, Leonard Stern School of Business, New York, USA; BSc, Economics and Banking Sciences, University of Siena, Italy

Professional Background:

Carlo Resta has twenty-five years experience of new product development, structuring and marketing, in global financial services and international business. He has formulated practical solutions to the prolonged crisis of the West, and identified opportunities relevant to the real economy and financial markets.

Carlo’s analysis differs from that of most commentators and economists. His original vision of long-term investing focuses on revitalizing the real economy of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), while promoting stability and sustainable development. He was nominated Senior Research Fellow of the Global Policy Institute for the study of a response policy to this crisis.

He is a founding Partner and President of Oraculum Advisors, an independent specialist working with a variety of institutions and enterprises for their product development, strategy, risk management, and capital raising activities.

Carlo was the Managing Director of Global Investment Advisory at JP Morgan Chase Manhattan Bank, for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Prior, as a start-up and product specialist, he was Director of the Client Strategies Group and Equity Derivatives for Merrill Lynch International. He worked at San Paolo Bank in Turin and in New York.


Selected Publications:

The Olympics Lesson To Save The Economy September 25th, 2012

Debating Hester’s Bonus and Mr. Fred’s Knighthood Is Futile: Focus on Volcker’s Rule and Break Up the Banks February 14th, 2012

Capitalism Without Owners Has Failed: Where Is True Growth Going to Come From? November 7th, 2011

Systemic Economics: New Dawn to the Future March 31st, 2011

Reflexivity, Historic Shifts and New Systemic Economics February 17th, 2011

Beyond the False Bonuses vs. Real Wages Debate January 24th, 2011

A Systemic Capital Redirection Strategy Is Our Only Hope January 20th, 2011

Most Wanted: Leadership and Courage September 29th, 2010

Beyond Short Term Emergency: A Risk Strategy for the Future July 6th, 2010

Time Horizon and Capital Flows Redirection for Growth June 9th, 2010

Greek Crisis Confirms Systemic Capital Redirection Urgency May 21st, 2010

Why Banks Should Clean up their House and How they Can Take Advantage of the Opportunity of Modern Times January 18th, 2010

Operation Direct Growth: The New Avenue to Redevelop the Real Economy November 16th, 2009

How to Generate a New Wave of Prosperity. The formula of mixed government and private investments to reform the world, Part III February 6th, 2009

How to Generate a New Wave of Prosperity. The formula of mixed government and private investments to reform the world, Part II December 18th, 2008

How to Generate a New Wave of Prosperity. The formula of mixed government and private investments to reform the world November 26th, 2008

Development of Central Banks policy into the Creation of a New Breed of Sovereign Funds: Economic Reconstruction Institutions November 10th, 2008

Financial involution and evolution of economic patterns: Demise of leading banks and opportunities for the “Italian system” October 27th, 2008