Alessandro Cirillo

CeFEO Affiliated Researcher
Associate Professor

University of Naples “Federico II”


Alessandro Cirillo, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at the University of Naples “Federico II”. His research interests span from entrepreneurial finance (initial public offering in particular) to governance and accounting in family businesses.

He regularly serves as chair and discussant in international conferences such as IFERA, AOM and EURAM. He is involved in the editorial board of the Journal of Family Business Strategy, and he acts as a reviewer for several leading journals like Family Business Review or Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice.

He has been guest editor of a special issue on the topic of the growth in family firms
in European Management Review.

He collaborates with international colleagues within formal and informal research groups.

He is a passionate family scholar and works with firms and entrepreneurs on advising in transgenerational transitions, family governance, and business appraisal.