Giovanni Valotti is a Full Professor at the Department of Social and Political sciences at Università Bocconi. Since January 2017, he has been the Liaison Officer for the Department of Government, Health and Not for Profit at SDA Bocconi School of Management.
At SDA Bocconi, he is the Scientific Director of the Research Observatory of Change management in the Public Sector (OCAP) and Head of the Public Administration Human Resource Community (SMARTAPLAB)). He has conducted several research, education and consulting projects with public institutions and enterprises.
His research activities focus on strategic repositioning and management renewal of Italian and foreign companies and public administrations. In his studies, he has focused on several themes, including the institutional framework of the definition of development strategies and organizational models of government departments, public enterprises, and healthcare organizations; the definition of corporate governance models of institutions and public enterprises and the definition of the strategy and the evaluation of performance in healthcare companies.
He is the author of numerous books and articles on his topics of interest. His works have been published in Public Administration Review (PAR), Governance: an international Journal of Policy, Economia & Management and Il Sole 24 Ore, among others. He has been a member of the Editorial Board of Public Administration Review (PAR) and of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE). He is also a member of the Scientific Committee of the journal Azienda Pubblica and of the Scientific Committee of the journal Management delle Utilities.He has collaborated with central administrations and worked, at a local level, with a number of local authorities. He has been the Chairman of a2a and Utilitalia. He won the Annual Research Excellence Award (Università Bocconi, 2011) and the Utilities Management Award – Local Public Services (a2a, 2015).He has published several articles in the Italian national newspapers Il Corriere della Sera and Il Sole 24 Ore.
Giovanni earned a degree in Economics and Commerce from the Università degli Studi di Brescia.