Full Professor of Public Performance Management in the Department of Economics and Management, University of FerraraVice-Rector at the University of Ferrara.
- Delegate “to Budget, Organizational Simplification and Valorisation of Human Resources” at the University of Ferrara.
- Member of the Performance Technical Commission at the Department of Public Administration, established by Ministerial Decree for simplification and public administration.
- Involved in the technical committee for the 2019 National Anti-corruption Plan at the National Anti-Corruption Authority (ANAC).
- Creator, founder and Scientific Director of the “Public Value Research Center” (CERVAP), Department of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara.
- Member of the teaching board of the research PhD in “Economics and management of innovation and sustainability” – EMIS, University of Ferrara and University of Parma.
- Scientific Director of the postgraduate course in “Public Management and Innovation”. Bologna Business School, University of Bologna, University of Modena-Reggio Emilia, University of Ferrara, https://www.bbs.unibo.it/hp/master-executive/public-management-and-innovation/.
- Scientific Director of the postgraduate course “PERF.ET” in “Local Government and other Public Administrations Performance Improvement” (PERF.ET). Department of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara, www.masterperfet.it.
- Member of AIDEA (Italian academia of business economics), SIDREA (Italian society of accountancy and business economics professors), SISR (Italian society of accounting history).
- PhD (XIV cycle) at the University of Brescia, with a thesis on the creation of public value in local government.
- Member of the Scientific Committee of various scientific publishing series.
- Member of Editorial Board of many journals.
- Reviewer for several journals.
- Curator of collective publications on behalf of SIDREA (Italian Society of Accounting and Business Administration Professors).
- Coordinator or member of several research groups, and author of many publications, on the following areas: public performance management and measurement, public risk management, corruption risk management, transparency, integration between performance management and risk management for the creation of Public Value, Public Value, participation, public management and innovation, public governance models, e-government, business process reengineering and digital transformation, accounting information system, accounting history, cost management, management control, financial and economic analysis, accountability, startup.