Immagine profilo del docente





1995 -           Chartered Auditor: member of Revisori Contabili Registry (from which, according to the Italian law,  independent members of the Board of Auditors are drawn)

1988 -           Certified Public Accountant (Dottore Commercialista) and member of the Italian professional accountancy organization

1988 -           Post-graduate  Specialization in Banking (Diploma-level): 'La Sapienza' University of Rome, Specialization Diploma

1987 -           University Degree in Economics: 'La Sapienza' University of Rome, grade 110/110 cum laude

1981 -           Secondary Education: Italian Liceo Classico (Liberal Arts) Diploma, grade 60/60





2017-to date     The World Bank Group, Washington DC: Manager, Opearations, Standards, Procurement and Financial Management Department, Operations Policy and Country Services (OPCS). Responsible for leading the United Nations Program, the Anticorruption Program and the Financial Management Program

2013-to date     The World Bank Group, Washington DC: Practice Manager, Public Resource Mobilization and Management, East Asia and The Pacific -- Governance Global Practice. Responsible for operational fiduciary assurance, public financial management, accountability in service delivery, and corporate financial reporting. Managing a Team of 35+ staff members and 25+consultants, with an resource envelope of about US$7m/p.a.

2009-2013       The World Bank Group: Corporate Manager, Trust Funds and Global Partnerships Operations Department – Concessional Finance and Global Partnerships. Responsible for driving the Bank-wide implementation of the Trust Fund (TF) Management Framework/Reform Road-map. Overseeing TF policy, program management, data/ reporting and analytics, donor relations and guidance to Sr. Management, the Board of Executive Directors and its Committees (Budget/Audit) on TF-related issues, and other global partnership initiatives that contribute to the Bank’s corporate strategy

2002-2009       The World Bank Group: Sector Manager, Financial ManagementOperational Core Services, Latin America and The Caribbean Region; Responsible for the twin objectives of improving client countries’ financial management performance, and providing assurance on the use of Bank lending proceeds. Overseeing a largely decentralized team working at global, regional, country level on maintaining financial integrity of operations and supporting the development of sustainable FM capacity); and cross-cutting issues (such as Governance/Anti-Corruption, and FM Harmonization); Member of the FM Sector Board

1998-2002        The World Bank Group, Washington DC: Sr. Financial Management Specialist, Quality Assurance and Core Services - Europe and Central Asia Region. Responsible for country diagnostic work on private/public financial reporting/auditing/corporate governance;  Team Leader of Economic and Sector Work and portfolio FM reviews; and overseeing due diligence for investment/development policy operations

1990-1998       IMI (Istituto Mobiliare Italiano), Rome, Italy -- Deputy Head Financial Controller (1990-1995) and Principal Internal Auditor (1995-1998). Leading global group in project development financing, investment banking, corporate finance and financial services. Overseeing accounting, management information and budgetary systems, internal controls over accounting/financial reporting and preparation of periodic reports for Sr. Management/Board of Directors, including compliance/operational/procedural and financial audits (parent company as well as domestic and international subsidiaries)

1989 - 1990      EFIBANCA (Ente Finanziario Interbancario) -- Rome, Italy: Financial Analyst. Credit Department, in charge of appraising loan operations

1987 - 1989      Studio Pagliarini & Associates – Rome, Italy: Apprenticeship, in charge of business advisory/consulting services





2016- to date    UNINT (Universita’ degli Studi Internazionali), Rome, Italy: Adjunct Professor – Course of Accountability of International Organizations and NGOs

2006-2009       The World Bank Group, Public Financial Management Capacity Building Working Group, Chair: leading the work on public expenditure and financial accountability; and harmonization and alignment of donor practices around country systems

2006-2009       International Organizations of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Professional Standards Committee and Capacity Building Committee: World Bank Group representative

2004-2006        Task Force for the Harmonization of Public Sector Accounting (co-led by the IMF/OECD/UN), World Bank Group representative:  contributing to the international community’s work on convergence of public sector financial reporting and statistical bases (Government Finance Statistics/Systems of National Accounts)

2002-2006       The World Bank Group, Quality, Investment Lending and Trust Funds Committee of the FM Sector Board, Chair: leading critical Network initiatives such as policy, procedures and operational strategy

1995                 Member of A.B.I.’s (Associazione Bancaria Italiana, Italian Bankers’ Association) 'Treasury Financial Controls' Commission

1995-1998       Member of the Board of Auditors of several Italian corporations





2019 -              Georgetwon University School of Continuing Studies, Washington DC, USA: Search Inside Yourself  (SIY) Leadership Institute Advanced Course Series

2015 -               Society for Organizational Learning (SOL) North America, Washington DC, USA:  Senior Leadership and Management Program

2012 -              Stanford University Graduate School of Business, CA, USA: Executive Program in Leadership: The Effective Use of Power (LEAD)

2002-               Harvard University Executive School Of Business, Cambridge MA, USA: Managers Leadership Program

1996 -               INSEAD, Paris (Fontainebleau), France - ‘Strategic Management in Banking

1995 -              Bocconi Commercial University, Milan, Italy – ‘Risk Management and Capital Allocation in Financial Institutions

1994 -              Euromoney/DC Gardner, London, UK - ‘How the Financial Markets Work’

1993 -              International Faculty of Finance: London, UK -: ‘Credit Risk of Derivatives’

1992 -              Scuola Superiore Normale -- Pisa, Italy: ‘Interest Rate Risk’

1991 -               Bocconi Commercial University -- Milan, Italy - ‘Asset and Liability Management’





                         Italian: Native

                         English: Excellent R/S/W; holder of Cambridge First Certificate (grade A)

                         French: Excellent R/S, Good W; holder of Certificat de Francais Commercial et Economique issued by La Chambre de Commerce de Paris

Spanish: Excellent R/S, Good W


Aree di ricerca

International Organizations/International Non-Governmental Organizations



Development Economics

Development Finance/Concessional Finance

International Law

Trade and Taxation

Monitoring and Evaluation

Accountability and Oversight

Accounting and Auditing: International Standards

Management Accounting

Transparency and Anticorruption

Public Financial Management

United Nations Agencies

Sustainable Development