He graduated in economics and business with 110 from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, became a university researcher and then an associate professor.
Since 1994 he is Professor of Corporate Finance at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan.
His research interests and publications have been directed in recent years on issues related to the economic analysis of corporate law and capital markets, in particular on issues such as OPA, the ownership structure of listed companies, the regulations regarding the financial crises of the company, the conditions of effectiveness of the functioning of the Boards of Directors. He was and still is director of national research projects funded by the Ministry of Education, University and Research. He is currently director of a project on the subject of corporate governance of Italian listed companies.
During his career he has collaborated and collaborates with research institutions and external research departments at the University, such as IRS-Institute for Social Research, Assonime and Confindustria Study Center.
He is a Chartered Accountant and Auditor.
He is a member of the association of independent directors Nedcommunity.
He currently holds the position of Board Member at Sogefi S.p.A. he is chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors at Banca ITB S.p.A. is Director of Epsilon SGR S.p.A. and finally he is chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of RCS Mediagroup S.p.A.
He is the author of over 40 works published in Italian and international academic journals or in monographic volumes.