Curriculum Vitae

Positions

Since September 2011– Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Universitat Pompeu Fabra

2007–2011– Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Università Commerciale L.Bocconi

2002– 2006 – Lecturer, Merton College, Oxford

 

Doctoral and Pre Doctoral Studies

2002–2007– PhD in Finance, Oxford University, Saïd Business School, Oxford

2006-2007 – Visiting PhD, Financial Markets Group, London School of Economics

2000–2002 – M.Phil in Russian and Eastern European Studies, St Antony’s College, Oxford

1993–1998 – Laurea, Economics, University of Siena, Italy

 

Past Visiting Positions 

2011 – January– September  Universitat Pompeu Fabra (invited by Prof X. Freixas)

2010 – April– May  Stockholm School of Economics (invited by Prof. M. Burkhart)

2010 – January– March  Universitat Pompeu Fabra (invited by Prof X. Freixas)

 

Other Past Working Experience

2001– 2002 – Oxford Analytica Ltd, Oxford, Editor

1999 – 2000 – Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Siena, Italy, Internal auditor

 

Awards

2012 – Best Paper in Corporate Finance, Midwest Finance Association (New Orleans), Credit Lines: The Other Side of Corporate Liquidity (with A.Perez)

 

Refereeing Activity and Advisory Board

2012 – Northern Finance Association Conference (Niagara Falls), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

2011 – Canadian National Research Council, “PE/VC Partnership Agreements Study 2012-2013”, Ed. D.M. Toll, Thomson Reuters

2011 – Northern Finance Association Conference (Vancouver)

 

Fellowships and Grants

2012–2013– Fellowship Beatriu de Pinos

2011– Centre for Applied Research in Finance, Bocconi University, Research Grant [topic: Corporate Liquidity (with A. Perez)]

2008– Centre for Applied Research in Finance, Bocconi University, Research Grant [topic: Financing Leveraged Buyouts (with P. Colla and H. Wagner)]

2006 – Centre for Applied Research in Finance, Bocconi University, Research Grant [topic: The Performance of Private Equity Funds in Italy (with S. Caselli and M. Garcia)]

2003– 2005 – University of Oxford, Merton College, Lectureship

2003– 2005 – University of Oxford, Scatchered Scholarship, PhD Scholarship

1998 – Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Dissertation Award

 

Presentations of My Research Papers (* indicates presentation by co-author)

2012 – Boston Federal Reserve, (two papers) Eastern Finance Association (Boston), University ot Technology Sydney*, University of New South Wales*, (two papers) Midwest Finance Association (New Orleans), Southwest Finance Association* (New Orleans), Duke-UNC asset pricing conference* (Fuqua School of Business), (two papers) AFA American Finance Association* (Chicago), ESADE Business School* (Barcelona)

2011 – (three papers) NFA Northern Finance Association (Vancouver), (two papers) French Finance Association AFFI (Montpellier), Financial and Real Effects of Alternative Investments (New York) (in association with a special issue of the Journal of Corporate Finance); Second Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference (Cambridge (MA)) (organized by the Review of Corporate Finance Studies), Federal Reserve Board of the Governors*, National University of Singapore*, National Technological University of Singapore*, New University of Lisbon* (Nova), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency*, Princeton*, University of British Columbia*, Singapore Management University*, 18th Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society*, 7th CSEF-IGIER Symposium on Economics and Institutions*, EFMA Symposium on Private Equity* (Montreal), Bank of International Settlements* (Basel), La Caixa* (Barcelona)

2010 – (two papers) EFA European Finance Association (Frankfurt), Univesitat Pompeu Fabra, Stockholm School of Economics and SIFR, Cass Business School*, MOVE workshop on venture capital* (Barcelona), University of Alberta*, University Carlos III de Madrid*, 6th Portuguese Finance Network Conference* (Azores), the China International Conference in Finance* (Beijing), the ESSFM Conference* (Gerzensee), Northern Finance Association Meetings* (Winnipeg)

2009 – European Financial Management Association (Milan), Multinational Finance Conference (Crete), Financial Management Association (Reno)

2008 – Instituto de Empresa (Madrid)

2007 – European Financial Management Association (Wien)

2006 – Stockholm School of Economics, University of Washington (Seattle), Frei University (Amsterdam), Bocconi University

2005 – International Finance Conference, Copenhagen

2004 – Portuguese Finance Association, Annual Meeting, Lisbon

2003 – Said Business School, University of Oxford

2002 – Said Business School, University of Oxford, PhD International Seminar, Dauphine Univ. Paris

 

Teaching Activities

2010– 2011– Universitat Pompeu Fabra: Undergraduate (Corporate Finance I, 2nd Semester, Course Coordinator: Prof X. Freixas). Bocconi: Undergraduate (Financial Markets and Institutions, Code: 6055, BIEM, 1st Semester, Course Coordinator: G. Forestieri)

 

2009–2010 – Stockholm School of Economics: Undergraduate (Advanced Corporate Finance, 2nd Semester, Course Coordinator: Prof M. Burkhart). Universitat Pompeu Fabra: Undergraduate (Corporate Finance I, 2nd Semester, Course Coordinator: Prof X. Freixas). Bocconi: Undergraduate (Financial Markets and Institutions, Code: 6055, BIEM, 1st Semester, Course Coordinator: G. Forestieri), PhD (Corporate Finance I 1st Semester, Course Coordinator: F. Ippolito, H. Wagner).

 

2008–2009– Bocconi: Undergraduate (Financial Markets and Institutions, Code: 6055, BIEM, 1st Semester, Course Coordinator: G. Forestieri), Graduate (Entrepreneurship, Finance and Innovation, Code 8204, Class 20 English, EMIT, 2nd Semester, Course Coordinator: L. Bottazzi, Investment Banking, Code: 8336, GM, 2nd Semester, Course Coordinator: C. Conti ), PhD (Corporate Finance I 1st Semester, Course Coordinator: F. Ippolito, H. Wagner, Corporate Finance II, 2nd Semester, Course Coordinator: F. Ippolito, H. Wagner)

 

2007–2008 – Bocconi: Undergraduate (Economia dei Mercati Finanziari Internazionali, Code: 5103, CLEMIT, 1st Semester, Course Coordinator: F. Ippolito), Graduate (Entrepreneurship, Finance and Innovation, Code 8204, Class 20 English, EMIT, 2nd Semester, Course Coordinator: L. Bottazzi), PhD (Corporate Finance III, 2nd Semester, Course Coordinator: F. Ippolito, H. Wagner)

 

2005–2006 – Saïd Business School, Oxford: Masters in Financial Economics (Corporate finance, Teaching Assistant, Course Coordinator: Prof. Colin Mayer)

 

2004– Saïd Business School, Oxford: MBA (Corporate Finance, Teaching Assistant, Course Coordinator: Prof. Jos VanBommel)

 

2002– 2006 – Merton College, Oxford: Microeconomics, Statistics, Corporate Finance

 

Languages

Italian, English, French, Spanish