Francesca Casalini is SDA Junior Lecturer in the Government, Health & Not for Profit Knowledge Group at SDA Bocconi School of Management. She cooperates with the Knowledge Group of Strategy & Entrepreneurship and she is Teaching Assistant of the Master in Strategy and Entrepreneurship (MISA). Francesca is also PhD Candidate in Management at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.
Her research interests focus on innovative business models based on public-private collaborations and digital platforms. Her teaching activities mainly focus on business planning and business modeling in multiple sectors (both for-profit and non-profit, based on traditional collaborations as well as platforms) and strategic data crunching.
Francesca has been research grantee of the European Investment Bank and Research Assistant for the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank on the topic of public-private collaborations. She has also worked with several start-ups, private companies and public administrations in the business planning of new strategic projects based on public-private collaborations.
Francesca holds a B.Sc. in Economics and Management with honours from the University of Bologna and a M.Sc. in Management with honours from Bocconi University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Management at the University of St. Gallen.