(born 6 October 1953)
A graduate in Business Economics from the Bocconi University in Milan, he is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has worked as a researcher at the Bocconi University, then as an associate professor of the Economics of Financial Intermediaries at the University of Brescia, and subsequently as a full professor at the Universities of Udine and Verona. He lectures at the Bocconi University School of Management in the Banking and Insurance area. Author of numerous financial publications. He is a chartered accountant and statutory auditor.
He has many years of experience as Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors or standing auditor of listed and unlisted banking, financial and industrial companies. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of Credito Veronese S.p.A. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Iren S.p.A.