Laurea in Economics, La Sapienza University Rome, 1998. Master of Arts in Economic and Econometrics, Centre for Economic Research, University Tilburg, The Netherlands, 2000. Doctor of Philosophy in Finance, Warwick Business School, University Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom, 2003.
Associate professor finance University Warwick, Coventry, England, 2003—2005, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005—2007. Professor finance University Leicester, England, since 2007.
Married Vicky Poon, July 10, 2002.