In this capacity, Francesco is part of the World Economic Forum’s Transformational Investments working group, focused on water risk. Francesco joined DWS in 1998. He has also been involved in all the major developments of CROCI including company analysis, equity markets strategy and investment products. Prior to this, he was a research fellow at Warwick Business School, where he published a number of papers. He is a regular guest-host on CNBC, he has written a book - Valuing and Investing in Equities, CROCI: Cash Return on Capital Invested - (AP, Elsevier, 2020).