Curriculum vitae (EN)

CURRENT ACADEMIC POSITION

Associate Professor of Banking and Finance at the University of Palermo, Department of Economics, Business and Statistics, Palermo, Italy.

PREVIOUS ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Assistant Professor of Banking and Finance, University of Palermo, Italy.

Research Fellow in Banking and Finance, University of Palermo, Italy.

Lecturer in Banking and Finance, University of Palermo, Italy.

VISITING POSITIONS

Visiting Professor at the Windesheim University, Business School, Zwolle (The Netherlands).

Visiting Professor at the FHNW School of Business, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Basel and Olten (Switzerland).

Visiting Professor at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Department of Finance, Madrid (Spain).

Visiting Professor at the Regent’s University London, Centre for Banking and Finance, London (UK).

Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Boston (USA).

OTHER ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Faculty member of the Ph.D. Program in “Economics, Business and Statistics” (Director: Prof. Marcello Chiodi), Department of Economics, Business and Statistics, University of Palermo, Italy.

Faculty member of the Ph.D. Program in “Economics and Local Development”, (Director: Prof. Fabio Mazzola), Department of Economics, Business and Statistics, University of Palermo, Italy.

Faculty member of the Ph.D. Program in “Economic Analysis, Tecnological Innovation and Local Development” (Director: Prof. Vincenzo Fazio), Department of Economics, Business and Finance, University of Palermo, Italy.

Faculty member of the Master Program in “Innovative Strategies for Wine Companies” (Director: Prof. Sebastiano Torcivia), University of Palermo, Italy.

Faculty member of the Master Program in “Wine Management” (Director: Prof. Sebastiano Torcivia), University of Palermo, Italy.

Faculty member of the Master Program in “Public Management” (Director: Prof. Sebastiano Torcivia), University of Palermo, Italy.

Member of Tutoring Commitee for Graduate students in Economics and Finance, University of Palermo, Italy.

Faculty member of the Department of Economics, Business and Statistics, University of Palermo, Italy.

Faculty member of the Undergraduate and Graduate courses in “Economics and Finance”, Department of Economics, Business and Statistics, University of Palermo, Italy.

Faculty member of the Undergraduate and Graduate courses in “Business Administration”, Department of Economics, Business and Statistics, University of Palermo, Italy.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Business Administration, University of Catania, Italy.

M.B.A., Master in Business Administration, Isida Business School, Italy.

Degree in Business Management, University of Palermo. Italy.

RELEVANT COURSES ATTENDED

Advanced Course on Private equity and Venture Capital, Italian Association of Private equity and Venture Capital (AIFI), Milan, Italy.

Teaching Methodology Advanced Course, Italian Academy of Business Studies (AIDEA), University of Turin, Italy.

Research Methodology Advanced Course, Italian Academy of Business Studies (AIDEA), University of Turin, Italy.

GRANTS AND AWARDS

Erasmus+ Grant, University of Palermo, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid (Spain).

Erasmus+ Grant, University of Palermo, Regent’s University London, Centre for Banking and Finance, London (UK).

Research Grant, International Research Project with the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid (Spain), University of Palermo, Italy.

Special mention (Label) for the Risk Management Graduate Course at the University of Palermo, Italian Association of Financial Industry Risk Managers (AIFIRM), Milan, Italy.

Research Grant, International Research Project with the Harvard Business School (USA), University of Palermo, Italy.

Course Scholarship, Italian Association of Private equity and Venture Capital (AIFI), Milan, Italy.

Ph.D. Scholarship, Ministry of Scientific Research and Technology, Rome, Italy.

MBA Scholarship, Ministry of Scientific Research and Technology, Rome, Italy.

“Emanuele Parisi Musarra” dissertation award, Palermo, Italy.

Special mention for the Degree Thesis on Banking, University of Palermo, Italy.

SCIENTIFIC  AFFILIATIONS

Italian Association of University Teachers of Banking and Finance (ADEIMF).

European Association of University Teachers of Banking and Finance (Wolpertinger).

Italian Academy of Business Studies (AIDEA).

Italian Association of Financial Industry Risk Managers (AIFIRM).

European Finance Association (EFA).

European Financial Management Association (EFMA).

Business Systems Laboratory (BS-Lab).

International Federation for Systems Research (IFSR).

TEACHING

Teaching Banking, University of Palermo.

Teaching Economics and Management of Financial Institutions, University of Palermo.

Teaching Risk Management, University of Palermo.

Teaching Corporate Finance, University of Palermo.

OTHER INFORMATION

Professional accountant, Certified auditor, and Business consultant.

Teaching in many Bank Management and Bank Accounting programs.

Teaching in many Executive education, Management training, and Master programs.

Teaching at School of Economics and Finance, Ministry of Finance, Italy.

Board member of the Arbitro Bancario Finanziario (ABF), Bank of Italy, Palermo.