Maria Debora Braga is Affiliate Professor of Banking and Insurance at SDA Bocconi School of Management. She is Full Professor of Economics of Financial Intermediaries at Aosta Valley University.
Since 1997, she cooperates with SDA Bocconi. Since then, she has been continuously coordinator of several training tailored courses in the areas of securities finance, asset management and banking management. She teaches in the Executive Master in Finance (EMF), in the Financial ManagementMaster in partnership con ESA School of Business; she is responsible for the open market programme called “Performance attribution e controllo del rischio nell’asset management”. She coordinates and designs many training programmes in Italy for asset management companies and banks. She is also responsible for abroad training projects and she has designed study tours for some of the most important Italian enterprises.
Her research activities include asset management (portfolio optimization and asset allocation, risk budgeting and risk management, performance measurement and evaluation); fixed income markets and instruments; cash management; financial advice and provision of investment services.
She is the author of essays, books and articles on the subject. Among the more recent contributions: the monograph “Risk-Based Approaches to Asset Allocation – Concepts and Practical Applications” (Springer, 2016) and the book “Asset Management and Institutional Investors” (Springer, Editor i. Basile, p. Ferrari, 2016). She was also editor (in partnership with L. Anderloni, E.M. Carluccio) of “New Frontiers in banking services – Emerging needs and tailored products for untapped markets” (Springer Verlag, 2007). In 2008, she published the monograph “Il risk budgeting nell’asset management” (collana Banca e Mercati, Bancaria Editrice). She is Visiting Research Fellow at Cass Business School-University of London and she was Visiting Ph.D. Student at the Department of Economics at the Birkbeck College (University of London). She won many awards for her teaching and research activity, including the award for Excellence in customer relationship management in 2008 and the award for the Excellence in teaching, for four years in a row, from 2009 to 2012 and again in2015. In 2014, she won the award "Internationalization/Innovation" - Banks and financial intermediaries Division. She is member of the European Financial Planning Association scientific committee and of ACF (Arbitro per le Controversie Finanziarie), Consob nomination.
Maria Debora earned a Degree in Business Administration from Parma University, a Ph.D. in Business Administration and Management (Specialization field in Banking and Finance) from Università Bocconi and an ITP (International Teachers Programme) at HEC in Paris.