Angela Pettinicchio is an Affiliate Professor in the Knowledge Group of Accounting & Control at SDA Bocconi School of Management.
Her research focuses on the following areas: 1) understanding and measuring financial information quality and earnings management; 2) analyzing the effectiveness of regulatory mechanisms applied at the international level aimed at enhancing financial information quality and transparency: in particular, auditing acitivity and SEC Comment letters; 3) identifying the best mechanisms that can be applied at the team level to improve audit quality and effectiveness.
Her works have been published in prestigious International Journals such as Auditing, a Journal of Practice and Theory, The European Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, Economic Bullettin, The Service Industry Journal, Corporate Reputation Review and Economia & Management. She has also written books and chapters published by MCGraw Hill, Elsevier, Pearson, Wiley and Egea. She won the Best Paper Award of the European Accounting Review in 2018 and of Economia & Management in 2015. She has also written teaching cases which have been published at international level in The Case Centre.
She is a member of the Editorial Board of The European Accounting Review and of the Journal of Management and Governance- She is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting. She has been a visiting lecturer at London Business School and has taught Financial Accounting courses at Cass Business School in London. She regularly participates in international conferences such as AAA (American Accounting Association) and EAA (European Accounting Association). Since 2019 she has been a member of the Oscar di Bilancio (FERPI) committee.
She earned a BSc and an MSc in Business Administration and Law from Università Bocconi. After obtaining a Master in Research (with Distinction), she earned a PhD in Accounting from Cass Business School.