Gimede Gigante is a Lecturer at the Department of Finance at Bocconi University. At Bocconi he holds various administrative positions acting as Academic Director of the Bocconi's Summer School, vice of the director of the FT-Ranked MSc in Finance (CLEFIN) and vice of the director of the Bachelor Degree Programme in “Economia e Finanza” (CLEF). He earned a business degree from Bocconi University, a PhD in Banking&Finance and the ITP qualification (International Teachers’ Program) from SDA Bocconi. He has held visiting positions at the Finance Department of Columbia Business School, and at the Salomon Brothers Center (Stern School of Business, NYU). He is chartered accountant and professional auditor. He has published a variety of papers on banking areas and acts as a consultant to several financial and non-financial institutions. His main area of research is corporate finance, investment banking and international finance. Winner of the Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2015 and in 2016.