Margherita Mori

Margherita Mori – born in Taranto, Italy, on November 3, 1957 – is a full professor in Financial Markets and Institutions (1999-present) at the University of L’Aquila, Department of Industrial and Information Engineering and of Economics, Economy Area, Italy, where she has also been teaching Bank Management since 1994; on behalf of this University, is the scientific coordinator of the cooperative agreement with ASM Group of Institutes, Pune, India (since January 2020); has served as the scientific coordinator of the cooperative agreement between her University and S. Seifullin Kazakh Agro-Technical University in Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana), Kazakhstan (2013-2018), as Vice-Dean (2008-2012) and as Head of Department (1999-2000); had been previously appointed as an associate professor at the University of Lecce, Italy (1992-1994), and as an assistant professor at the University of Cassino (FR), Italy (1988-1992); is one of the Vice-Chairs of the International Research Association of Modern Education and Computer Science (RAMECS), Hong Kong, and a member of the Advisory Board, INCON (International Conference on Ongoing Research in Management and IT), Pune, India, as well as a member of the Committees “Business & Economics” and “Social Sciences & Humanities”, International Center of Informatics and Computer Science (ICICS), Kiev, Ukraine; has published many articles and books focused on financial matters, mostly in English in the last few years, with special emphasis on innovative topics in banking and evolutionary trends in global finance, including sustainability issues, since 1988; has been involved in multi-faceted academic activities – including exchange/visiting programs and international research projects – in several countries (Albania, China, Finland, Greece, Kazakhstan, Hungary, India, Macedonia, Morocco, Spain, Ukraine and the US); is one of the Editors-in-Chief of IJIEEB-International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business (Hong Kong), a member of the Scientific Council of the RARD-Review of Agriculture and Rural Development (Hungary) and a member of the Reviewers’ Board of the AJBE-Athens Journal of Business & Economics (Greece), besides acting as a referee for other scientific journals and publishers; graduated cum laude in 1980 as “Dottore” in Economics and Commerce at the University of Rome (now “La Sapienza”), Italy, where she passed the qualifying examination as “Dottore Commercialista” (chartered accountant) in 1986; in the meantime, studies had been undertaken in Spain, Denmark and Hungary (1980-1981, thanks to scholarships awarded through Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs), as well as in the US, leading to her 2-yr MBA from Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA) in 1983, thanks to generous grants provided by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International (USA) and Ente Einaudi (now Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance, Italy); operating roles were played by her in the insurance and banking industries at the headquarters of primary institutions (Sara Assicurazioni S.p.A. and Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, now S.p.A. and part of BNP Paribas Group) in Rome, Italy (1984-1988).

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