Nato a Taranto il 20 settembre 1959.
His academic career began with a research position at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" in 1986. He later joined the faculty of Business Economics at Luiss University in 1995 becoming an associate professor in 2004.
He teaches graduate, undergraduate and postgraduate courses such as Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Accounting, International Accounting Principles - IFRS-IAS and Business Economics.
Currently the Professor is a member and active participant in several high profile national and international groups and associations such as: ENI, Assicurazioni Generali, Cirsfid and Assonime. He has also previously held positions in companies such as Mediobanca, Bulgari, Enel and OIC, the Italian accounting principles standard setter for the private and public sector. He has collaborated with the Ministry of Economics and Finance participating in the committee for the introduction of the Euro in Italy. His consultancy services have also assisted several companies including groups operating in industries such as: finance, insurance, fashion and construction.
Publications and papers
The Professor is the author of several publications. The following is a list of recent books and articles published within the past ten years:
- Le operazioni in conto capitale (con particolare riferimento agli IFRS), Luiss University Press, Rome, June 2008, ISBN 978-88-6105-049-5;
- "Il Leasing nei bilanci consolidati del biennio 2005-2006 delle Società Quotate nel segmento Blue Chip", Empirical research conducted for Assilea -Associazione Italiana Leasing, Assilea Booklet n. 41/2007;
- Conference Presentation on Accounting Aspects regarding stock option plans "Aspetti contabili dei piani di stock option", Luiss Business School "Le Stock Option e le altre forme di incentivazione dei manager" Rome, June 25, 2007.
- Research paper on Options and choices: Evaluation Criteria "Opzioni e scelte in tema di criteri di valutazione", presented at the OIC Conference, Rome, June 27, 2007, Later published in the OIC conference discussions booklet: "Le modifiche della disciplina codicistica del bilancio di esercizio: il progetto OIC di attuazione delle direttive nn. 51/2003 e 65/2001" copy editors Angelo Provasoli and Francesco Vermiglio, Giuffrè, Milano, 2008, 91-104;
Principi di Economia delle aziende pubbliche e di contabilità finanziaria (Economic Principles for Public Sector Businesses and Financial Accounting), Luiss University Press, Rome, 2006, ISBN 88-6105-011