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Associate Professor of Accounting, International University of Monaco

I am an Associate professor of Accounting International University of Monaco (IUM). In particular, I joined IUM in 2015 to become the leading permanent faculty in Accounting and to reorganize and restructure all of the accounting-related courses delivered by IUM at both undergraduate and graduate levels. At the moment, he is responsible for the structure and the content of all accounting classes taught at IUM. With other colleagues, I am also the founder and one of the Chairpersons of the "Workshop on Preventing Accounting Scandals: Practices and Practitioners" which aims to explore practices and practitioners behind accounting scandals under different perspectives and to bring out new research questions on this area. The first edition of the workshop took place in IUM in March 2019 and it will now be organized every second year in several host institutions.

I am also very active in research in the areas of earnings manipulation, external auditing, IFRS adoption, corporate governance. My research has been published in recognized international refereed journals including (but not limited to) ABACUS; Accounting and Business Research; Accounting in Europe; Comptabilité Contrôle Audit; European Management Review; Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance; International Journal of Corporate Governance; International Review of Financial Analysis; International Review of Law and Economics; Managerial Auditing Journal; Research in International Business and Finance.
Moreover, I am visiting professor at Bocconi University where he delivers a module in International Financial Reporting, in a Master of Accounting, Auditing, and Control.

Prior to joining IUM, I was an Assistant Professor in Accounting at Trinity College Dublin, where, for a certain period of time, I also covered the position of Director of the MSc in Finance.
I have also spent three years at University College Cork where he got his Ph.D. while working as a lecturer and delivering accounting classes at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
During the Irish experience, I have been an elected member of the European Accounting Association (EAA) Board as National Representative for Ireland, for the period 2013-2016.
Before moving to Ireland, I also worked as a research and teaching assistant at Bocconi University.
Prior to my academic orientation, I have started my career in the auditing industry in Milan working as an auditor for PriceWaterhouseCoopers.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Accounting, International University of Monaco


  • 2011 
    University College Cork, Ph.D. in Accounting