Full professor of Economic History. Currently Head of the Institute of Economic History. President of ASSI (Italian Association of Business Historians). Past president of the European Business History Association. President of the Scientific Committee of ICSIM (Istituto per la Cultura e la Storia d'Impresa "Franco Momigliano"). Honorary Member of the American Historical Association. Member of the editorial advisory board of the Business History Review, of the editorial board of Enterprise and Society and of Business History. Member of the advisory board of the Business History Conference. Editor of Annali di storia dell'impresa. Co-editor of "Comparative Perspectives in Business History", a series of volumes from Cambridge University Press.