Giovanna Zanotti graduated in Economics and Social Sciences at Luigi Bocconi Business University and obtained a PhD in Business Administration and Management with a specialization in Finance at the same University.
She is currently Professor of Economics of Financial Intermediaries at the University of Bergamo where she teaches classes on Risk Management with Derivatives and on Economics of the Securities market. She is SDA Bocconi Professor in Banking on issues related to risk management, financial engineering and asset management.
At Bocconi University she teaches Risk Management With Derivative. She is an Independent Board Member of Banca Akros and of SESA S.p. A and was an Independent Board Member at Banca Aletti (2015-2017). She attended the Inducation session for directors and statutory auditors of listed companies organized by Assonime and Assogestioni. She is in charge of ACEPI (Italian Association of Certificates and Investment Products). In 2015 she was a member of the Consultative Expert Group on Packaged Retail and Insurance Based Investment Products (PRIIPS) of the Joint Sub-Committee on Consumer Protection and Financial Innovation of the ESMA (European Securities Market Authority). She was Visiting Professor at Calgary University and taught in the Bocconi University Campus Abroad programs at Simon Fraser University Vancouver, Fundacao Getulio Vegas Sao Paulo and Chulalongkorn University Bangkok. She published in national and international magazines (“Mortgage Contract Design and Systemic Risk Immunization" with G. Poitras, International Review of Financial Analysis, November 2014. “Equity markets do not fit all: an analysis of public-to-private deals in Continental Europe “With M. Geranio, European Financial Management 2012," Demutualization and the Globalization of Stock Markets “in Stock Market Globalization Handbook (Edward Elgar Publishing) Geoffrey Poitras, editor, January 2012," An Assesment of the Quality of the Listing Services: the Italian case “, pp. 59-94 in Trends in The European Securities Industry “edited by Valter Lazzari, Egea, January 2011," Founder Family Influence and Foreign Exchange Risk Management “with T. Aabo and J. Kuhn in the International Journal of Managerial Finance, 2010).