Alessandro Capocchi is a Full Professor of Business Economics at the University of Milano Bicocca since February 2020. Alessandro Capocchi graduated with full marks in Economics at the University of Pisa. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration and Public Administration at the University of Siena and 2002 he became a lecturer in business administration at the Egidio Giannessi Department of Business Administration in Pisa.
He began his academic career working with Prof. Luca Anselmi and dealing mainly with public administrations and in particular with innovation in local authorities. His first studies allowed him to win two scholarships from the European Union with which he attended the London School of Economics and the University of Manchester.
In 2004 he obtained the qualification as Associate Professor and in 2005 he moved to the University of Milan Bicocca. In the same year, he starts a collaboration with the Campus Studies of the Mediterranean Foundation with which he will develop research and teaching projects in the academic field on tourism issues. In recent years there have been numerous partnerships with foreign institutions, from the United States to Vietnam and India.
He has always been interested in issues related to accounting, carrying on the tradition of accounting and entrepreneurship studies. In 2015, together with two students from Pisa and others, he set up an innovative start-up with a patent on the pyrolysis technique (www.enkistove.com) and in 2017, together with two young Milanese students, he created the MIndLab University Spinoff in which, in addition to the Bicocca University, he entered UBI Banca is also a shareholder. Also in 2017, thanks to the availability of Giuseppe Caprotti (www.giuseppecaprotti.), together with Caprotti, he created the Observatory on New Entrepreneurship with which he began to follow in more detail the numerous forms of new entrepreneurship throughout the country.
Alessandro Capocchi is married with three children, lives in Tuscany, and has both Italian and British citizenship.