I am an Associate Professor of Management Accounting and currently the Director of Bocconi-ESSEC Double Degree (Master of Science in Management). I am a Research Fellow at BAFFI-CAREFIN (Centre for Applied Research on International Markets, Banking, Finance and Regulation) and at BIDSA (Bocconi Institute for Data Science and Analytics). I am also a Professor of SDA Bocconi School of Management and the SDA Bocconi Liaison Officer for the Accounting Department. I was a visiting academic at the University of Manchester and at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). My research has appeared in leading academic journals, such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, European Accounting Review, and Management Accounting Research. I hold a Ph.D. in Business Administration and Management from Bocconi University.
I sit on the Management Committee of the European Accounting Association (EAA) and am the Chair of the EAA Symposia Committee.
My latest research grants are: ‘Multimodal communication in corporate reporting: Combining words and images in corporate disclosure’ (PI, with F. Grossetti), funded by Fondazione Romeo ed Enrica Invernizzi; ‘Sustainable Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and new communication technologies. From a ‘push’ to a ‘pull’ notion of value and corporate reporting’, (PI, with P. Quattrone), funded by the Institute of Management Accountants Research Foundation (IMA, USA); ‘Calculating sustainability: making accounting and accountants central again’, (with P. Quattrone, funded by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA, UK).
My research interests include sustainability and value(s), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and corporate reporting, management accounting and controls in inter-organizational relationships, executive compensation, the Accounting profession, and performance measurement and sustainability in the football industry.