I am a Principal Lecturer in Economics in the Faculty of Business and Law.

I am the Director of Undergraduate Courses in Economics and m y main teaching activity is in the area of Banking and Finance. I am the Senior Tutor of the Subject Group Economics and Finance and a dissertation supervisor at Level 6.


I have had a long career in the Italian Navy (as a pilot and as a ship Captain) before moving into managerial positions within the Aviation and Marine Industry, the Technology sector and then into Academia and Charitable Organisations.

I hold a MSc in Finance, MSc and BSc in Maritime Sciences; I graduated from the Italian Naval Academy, the Brasilian Naval War College, the Italian Armed Forces War College and the Italian Society of International Organisation.

Research interests

My interests span over five different streams, around the topics of:

  • productivity
  • central banking
  • war, defence and security
  • charitable organisations
  • aerospace and maritime industries

Teaching responsibilities

I have taught several undergraduate modules in the BSc programmes in Economics, Business Economics and Economics, Banking and Finance, and in the BA Economics and Management. I currently teach:

  • Issues in Finance and Banking (L4)
  • Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets (L5 - Module coordinator)
  • International Banking and Financial Instruments (L6 - Module coordinator)