Associate Professor of Corporate Finance at Link Campus University in Rome and Adjunct Professor at the Università La Sapienza - Rome.
Previously, he was associate professor at the Ca’ Foscari University in Venice; researcher at the University of Bologna; and Adjunct Professor for Johns Hopkins University (Bologna Center), LUISS Guido Carli di Roma, Università di Tor Vergata e John Cabot University (Tiber Campus).
He has been involved in behavioural finance since 2002 and is now considered one of the leading experts in the field in Italy.
For years, he has been providing training (classroom and online via e-learning platforms and video lectures) and behavioural consulting to banks, insurance companies, pension funds and asset management companies, private bankers, insurance and financial advisors.
Recently, he has specialised in so-called 'behavioural finance 3.0' or 'personalised finance' that integrates personality theories for better behavioural profiling of clients and on behavioural aspects related to insurance and pension choices.
At an academic level, he is a fellow at CASMEF (Arcelli Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies) of LUISS; a member of CERME (Centre for Experimental Research in Management and Economics) of Ca' Foscari; a member of the scientific committee of REBEL (Reggio Emilia Behavioral and Experimental Laboratory at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia) and a member of CEFIN (Centre for Banking and Finance Studies) of the same university.
After attaining a Degree in Political Economy at the University of Bologna, a Master at the University of London, and a PhD at the Università Politecnica delle Marche, he was Visiting Scholar at the University of California Berkeley and Santa Clara University, where he collaborated with leading experts in behavioural finance such as Terrance Odean, Meir Statman and Hersh Shefrin. For the latter, he supervised the italian edition of the book Behavioral Corporate Finance (2006), ed. Apogeo: Shefrin, H. Finanza aziendale comportamentale (2007).
He published various national and international papers. Among her published works are: Investire con testa e Cuore. Come conciliare ragione e sentimento per le migliori decisioni di investimento (2017); Finanza comportamentale e investimenti. Oltre l’approccio tradizionale per comprendere gli investitori (2012); La previdenza comportamentale (2013).
The professor is available to receive the students at the end of the lessons. However, the students may also request an appointment by email.