Born in Brindisi (24/2/1962), one son. Citizenship: Italian.
Degree in Economics and Commerce, Università Cattolica of Milan, April 1987; "G. Toniolo Institute of Superior Studies" Fellowship (1989 -1990).
Teaching and Research
IRS-Istituto per la Ricerca Sociale (1987-1991).
Assistant Professor of Corp. Finance (1991-1998).
Associate Professor of Corp. Finance (1998-2000).
Full Professor of Corporate Finance, Università Cattolica of Milan.
Teacher at the University of Bologna (1994-1995) at Università Cattolica of Piacenza (1994-1999) and at the Università della Svizzera Italiana (2005-2008).
Director of the Post-graduate course (Laurea Specialistica) in Corporate Law and Economics, Università Cattolica of Milan (since 2004).
Author of many publications on agency theory, bankruptcy, corporate governance, law and economics corporate securities.
Speaker at several conferences and scientific workshops in Universities in Italy and abroad.
At present he also cooperates with non-academic Institutions like Assonime (from year 2000 up to today's date) dealing with Corporate Governance and, in general, with Law&Economics matters.
He is the scientific administrator of the Yearly Report of Assonime-Emittenti Titoli on the application of the Corporate Governance Code of listed Companies.
He was awarded the 2014 edition of the ‘Ambrogio Lorenzetti' prize (as third classified) for Corporate Governance in ‘Members of the Board' category.
Board Member at ERG S.p.A. (as from 2003), Chairman of the Risks Control Committee.
Board Member at GEDI Gruppo Editoriale S.p.A. (as from 2015) and member of the Risks and Control Committee, Member of the Related Parties Committee.
Board Member at Pirelli Tyre S.p.A. (as from 2006),
Board Member at Banca Italease S.p.A. (from 2007 to 2009), Member of the Internal Control Committee, Member of the Remuneration Committee, Member of the Organismo di Vigilanza 231/2001.
Board Member at ARCA SGR S.p.A. (from 2001 to 2014), Chairman of the Internal Control Committee, Member of the Remuneration Committee.
State qualification as Chartered Accountant (1989).
Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance Technical advisor.
Corporate Governance induction trainer for Board Members and Statutory Auditors of mayor Companies.
Advisory Board for the Privatization of Enterprises owned by the City of Rome Municipality (1994-95).
Consultant to Assonime (Association of the Italian Limited Liability Corporations) on corporate governance, bankruptcy, corporate and securities Law and Economics (since 2000).
Member of the Recruitment Commissions for Consob (2000-2001 and 2010) and AEEG (Autorità per l'Energia Elettrica e il Gas) (2010).
Member of the working group for the revision of the Corporate Governance Code issued by Borsa Italiana (2005-2006 and 2009-2010).
Member of the working group for the revision of the Corporate Governance Code issued by Assogestioni (the Association of Italian Investment Companies) (2006-2007).
Editorial board, Journal of Management and Governance (1998-2000).
Program Committee, European Financial Management Association Conference (2004).
Board of Directors, European Financial Management Association (2005-2008).
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)
Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA)
Associazione Docenti Economia Intermediari Mercati Finanziari (ADEIMF)
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