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Maurizio Marano

Associate Professor

Department of Management

Academic discipline: SECS-P/07 Business Administration and Accounting Studies

Curriculum vitae

1. Personal Details

Born in 1966

Nationality: Italian


2. Current positions:

Since 2004, January: Associate Professor (Professore associato) in Accounting and Business Administration, Department of Management – University of Bologna.

Member of the scientific committtee of the sustainability report of Bologna University

Member of the executive committee of ENAS, European network of Academic Sports Services


3. Previous Positions 

From 2015 to 2021: Scientific Director of the Regional School of Sport, Italian National Olympic Committee, Region Emilia-Romagna (Scuola regionale dello Sport, CONI Emilia-Romagna)

From 2017 to 2023: President of Observatory on environmental sustainability (Osservatorio sulla sostenibilità ambientale)

From 2018 to 2021: Delegate of the Rector for Sports Activities, University of Bologna web:

From 2018 to 2021: Member of the executive committee of Unisport Italia, network for university sport established by 40 italian universities - web:

From 2019 to 2022, Director of Second Cycle Degree (Master) of Economics and Accounting

From 2012 to 2018, Director of the Bachelor program in Business Administration (Corso di laurea in Economia Aziendale), University of Bologna

From 1994 to 2004, Lecturer in Accounting, Department of Management – University of Bologna.


4. Main research interests:

Social reporting, Sustainability reporting, ESG and Non financial Information, Cooperative firms, Sports Organizations


5. Main teaching duties:

  • Principles of Business Administration, Bachelor in Business Administration;
  • Sustanaibility and Impact Reporting (Master in Management of Social Econonomy)
  • Sustainability Reporting (Master in Economics and Accounting)
  • Performance Measurement (Master in Economics of cooperative firms)
  • Management Control (Bachelor in Management and Marketing)


6. Education

1994 Ph.D. in Accounting and Business Administration – University of Pisa – Dissertation title: “The Holding structure in the economy of firms” (“La struttura di gruppo nell’economia delle imprese”) – Supervisor: Prof. Leda Matteuzzi Mazzoni

1993: Summer School in Teaching Methods (Scuola estiva in Metodologia della didattica), Aidea, Italy

1992: Summer School in Research Methodology (Scuola estiva in Metodologia della ricerca), Aidea, Italy

1990 Master Degree in Business Administration, University of Bologna – Dissertation title: “Decision processes in managerial activity” – Supervisor: Prof. Leda Matteuzzi Mazzoni - Final grade: 110/110 with honor (at that time, in Italy there was a single 4 years higher education cycle which included both bachelor level and master’s level)

1986 Accounting High School “I.T.C. Guglielmo Marconi” Bologna