Dr Subacchi, right, with Deputy Head of Mission, Minister Celeste during the conferral of the award at the Italian embassy in London.
Dr Paola Subacchi, director of the International Economics Department at Chatham House, received the Order of the Star of Italy, conferred to her by the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella, at a ceremony which took place last night at this embassy.
Dr Subacchi is an expert in international finance and monetary systems and is also a consultant for governments and non-profit organisations. In April 2014 she became non-executive director of Scottish Mortgage Inv Trust PLC. She plays an important role in the promotion of Italy in the United Kingdom and internationally.