Social Sciences: Dr. in Business and Economics
Date of admittance: 17/01/2017
He is Associate Professor of Business Policy and Strategy and Government of Family Businesses at the University of Palermo (Italy), maintains collaborative relationships with various academic institutions in Europe, USA, Latin America, China. In 2015 he was a visiting professor at Family Business Strategy and Governance at the Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China.
He has decided his research on several topics of business management, privileging in a particular way the study of family businesses.
He has twice won the prize for the best research essay presented at the annual Family Business Network Conference (in 1993 in Milan and in 1999 in Stocolmo)
He is a founding member of the International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA), and a Board Member – Vice President for Finance – at the European Academy of Management.
As a professional, he has developed a rich experience as an advisor, working well as an independent consultant and in collaboration with leading consulting firms.
In 2014 he co-founded “Family in Business Asesores Costa Rica”. He is a consultant to the IFC (International Finance Corporation) – World Bank Group in the Family Businesses Government, working on the project to strengthen the governance of family businesses in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
He has advised several family businesses in Europe, Latin America, China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Jordan.