Before joining the EBRD, he was the Deputy Director General and Chief Economist of the Global Green Growth Institute, an international organization based in South Korea created to support developing and emerging countries on their green growth plans. He was previously with McKinsey and Company, where he worked as a senior expert from 2009.
He served as Lord Nicholas Stern’s deputy on the UN Secretary General High-Level Advisory Group on Climate Finance in 2010. Between 2007 and 2009, he worked as the lead economist on the Stern Review team in the UK Government.
He was previously at Shell International working on long-term scenarios. Between 1999 and 2003 he worked at the World Bank in Washington DC, Abidjan and Antananarivo. He holds a doctorate (D.Phil.) in economics from the University of Oxford and a M.Sc. in Development Studies from the London School of Economics. Dr. Romani was also a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics.