Umberto Del Panta The Head of European Investment Bank to Türkiye

Umberto Del Panta is the Head of Representation to Turkey at the European Investment Bank (EIB) since January 2021. He has a strong background in international finance, holding a Master’s equivalent degree in Business Administration from “L. Bocconi” University in Italy.

His career began as a Financial Analyst/Credit Analyst at Mediobanca in 1984. Over the years, he took on roles such as Senior Financial Analyst at IBM, Portfolio Manager and Head of Research at Citibank, and Senior Financial Officer at the Bank for International Settlements in Switzerland.

From 1991 to 1999, Del Panta served as a Senior Banker in Lending Operations at the European Investment Bank. Later, he directed lending and equity operations as Business Group Director at the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank. His tenure at the EIB from 2005 to 2021 included roles as Managerial Adviser and Head of Lending Operations in Central Asia.