I am a Researcher (Ricercatore Confermato) of Financial Accounting at Bocconi University with a PhD in Business Administration and Management from the Bocconi University (2000). I am also Italian Certified Public Accountant and Lecturer in Accounting, Control, Corporate and Real Estate at the Finance Department of the SDA Bocconi School of Management.
I am member of the Standard Setting Boards’ Nominations Committee to manage the selection process for members of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) and the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA). I am also member of the Standing Scientific Committee of the European Accounting Association (EAA) and of the Scientific Committee of EARNet (European Auditing Research Network). Editorial Board member for Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Accounting and Business Research, International Journal of Auditing and Accounting Forum.
My research interests include audit market regulation (e.g. mandatory rotation), individual auditor characteristics and their impact on the quality of the service delivered, and accounting education. I am also interested in the ethical and equality dimensions related to the accounting profession.