Natacha Valla is the Deputy Director-General of Monetary Policy at the ECB. She also teaches at NYU.

Before 2018, Natacha Valla was Head of the Policy and Strategy Division of the EIB, a member of the Board of Directors of the groups LVMH, Accor and ASF/Cofiroute, of the supervisory board of Tikehau Capital, the deputy director of CEPII and a permanent member of the CAE.

Between 2008 and 2014, she was Executive Director at Goldman Sachs Global Economic Research after having been an economist at the ECB between 2001 and 2008. In 2005, she was seconded to the Research Directorate of the Banque de France. Previously, she had also been a consultant for the IMF and the OECD, and taught at the Universities of Florence, Paris-Dauphine, H.E.C. and Sciences-Po Paris.

Natacha Valla received a Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute (Florence) in 2003.