A Pool of Dedicated Experts

The MCF faculty includes over 20 teaching and research staff at the SDA Bocconi School of Management, that have strong links with the financial community. In addition, 12 senior executives from financial institutions and several companies’ financial departments make up the Advisory Board. We also host professional faculty and visiting professors from other top international universities and institutions that actively cooperate with SDA Bocconi.

Academic Core Faculty

Giulio Allevato
Accounting and Control
Gabriella Bagnato
Leadership, Organization and Human Resources
Andrea Benocci
Lecturer of the Financial Databases Course and SDA Bocconi Database Manager
Stefano Bonini
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Armando Borghi
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Elena Carletti
Renzo A. Cenciarini
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Federico Chiavazza
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Paolo Colla
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Maurizio Dallocchio
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Alberto Dell’Acqua
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Andrea Dossi
Accounting and Control
Leonardo L. Etro
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Stefano Gatti
Banking and Insurance
Alberto Ghezzi
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Leonella Gori
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Massimo Guidolin
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Donato Masciandaro
Director Bocconi Department of Economics – Liaison Officer
Giacomo Morri
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Maurizio Poli
Decision Sciences and Business Analytics
Antonio Salvi
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Paola Tagliavini
Compliance, Audit & Risk Management
Lucilla Tealdi
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Emanuele Teti
Corporate Finance and Real Estate
Veronica Vecchi
Government, Health and Not for Profit
Sergio Venturini
Decision Sciences and Business Analytics
Laura Zoni
Accounting and Control


The Master in Corporate Finance launched its Advisory Board.
This brand-new entity comprises the Program Director Federico Pippo, the Community Manager Andrea Benocci and 10 Alumnae/i, whom their own peers elected in early December 2021. The Community of MCF alumni cast more than 600 votes in total, spreading them across more than 40 candidates coming from all MCF editions.
The Alumnae/i in the Advisory Board represent different Business Areas, as follows:

Business Area Investment Banking:
  • Lorenzo Longo (Alumnus 2006), Director - Financial Sponsor Solutions (Leveraged Finance) at Unicredit.
Business Area Private Equity:
  • Vincenzo Polidoro (Alumnus 2001), Chief Executive Officer at First Capital.
Business Area Asset Management/Wealth Management:
  • Diego Festa (Alumnus 2003), Adjunct Director at Lombard Odier Group.
Business Area Big4 or other Consulting companies:
  • Sara Galliazzo (Alumna 2018), Manager Strategy & Transaction at EY;
  • Imad Kaddoura, (Alumnus 2004), Partner - Government Financial Institutions Leader at EY.
Business Area Corporates:
  • Fabio De Masi (Alumnus 2002), Group Chief Financial Officer at Salcef Group;
  • Giovanna Malponte (Alumna 2015), Chief Executive Officer & Board member at SIME Partecipazioni.
Business Area Other Sectors and Entrepreneurship:
  • Anastasios Avranas (Alumnus 2005), Founder and Managing Partner at Interfima - International Academy of Financial Management;
  • Thomas Weis (Alumnus 2005), Owner & Director at Twice KG - Renewable Energy & Real Estate;
  • Lucrezia Menoncello (Alumna 2019), Institutional Trader at Optiver.

The Advisory Board guarantees a permanent link between the academic contents and the world of Finance, thus ensuring stickiness with industry developments and challenges. It is also in charge to foster activities such as mentoring, events with Alumni and corporations, guest speakers’ series.

Professional & Visiting Faculty

  • Andrea Rubes Albinati
    Senior Project Manager & innovation Champion, Société Générale Securities Services
  • Luca Annibaletti
    Chartered Accountant
  • Rosario Bifulco
    Executive Vice President, Clessidra SGR; President, ImpactLab
  • Danilo Broggi
    Senior Specialist Advisor, EOS Investment Management Group
  • Flavio Caruso
    Country & Pharma Chief Financial Officer, Novartis Group
  • Manfredi Catella
    President, COIMA group; Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, COIMA SGR
  • Paolo Colonna
    Board Member, Italian Design Brands; Non-executive Chairman, Permira Associati
  • Francesco Cuccovillo
    Markets Investments, Financing & Solutions, Wells Fargo
  • Alfredo Maria De Falco
    Head of Corporate and Individual Solutions, UniCredit; Vice Chairman, UniCredit International
  • Angelo Dipasquale
    Co-head of the Fixed Income Desk, Equita
  • Sergio Dompé
    Executive President, Dompé Pharmaceuticals
  • Maurizio G. Esentato
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Classis Capital SIM
  • Lino Guanciale
    Actor, Lecturer of Public Speaking
  • Olivier Khayat
    Co-Chief Ececutive Officer Western Europe Banking, UniCredit; Supervisory Board member, HypoVereinsbank (UniCredit Group)
  • Constance Lutolf-Carroll
    Senior Lecturer, Department of Strategy and General Management, ESADE Business & Law School
  • Beniamino Maltese
    Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Costa Crociere; Vice President, Confindustria Genova
  • Aldo Mazzocco
    Head of Private & Real Asset, Assicurazioni Generali; Chief Executive Officer, generali Real Estate
  • Massimo Mondazzi
    Board member, FEEM – Fondazione Enrico Mattei ENI
  • Antonio Pacioretti
    Group Chief Financial Officer, Saipem
  • Samuele Pasi
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Pasi & Co
  • Luca Pieroni
    Founding Partner, Legacy 1994 (former DGPA Advisory)
  • John Shehata
    Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax and Legal Services
  • Eugenio Sigona
    Co-founder, Smart Law Studio Legale
  • Francesco Silva
    Managing Director, Lincoln International; Founder & Managing Director, CUBE Advisory
  • Paola Tondelli
    managing Director, illimity SGR; Board Member, AIFI - Associazione Italiana Private Equity, Venture Capital e Private Debt
  • Stefano Vecchi
    Head of Wealth Management & Private Banking Italy UniCredit
  • Enrico Zamboni
    Hedge Fund Manager, PSquared Asset Management


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