Alessandro Minichilli is Full Professor at the Department of Management & Technology at Bocconi University (Milan, Italy), and Professor of Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Governance at SDA Bocconi School of Management. At SDA Bocconi, he has been Director of Research (2017-2021), and is currently Director of the Corporate Governance Lab, and co-Director of the eSG Lab – excellence in Sustainability and Governance for SMEs. His research focuses on the heterogeneity of family firms’ governance and leadership structures, with emphasis on the role of governance during transitions. Alessandro authored several international scientific publications on these topics. His work has appeared in Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Management Science, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, Family Business Review, and Corporate Governance: An International Review, among others.