Francesco is a U.S. CPA, CGMA, CA, ACCA Diploma in International Financial Reporting, and MBA. He chairs the IFRS and FASB Subcommittees of the International Accounting & Auditing Committee at the New York State Society of CPAs. He has served as Chief Financial Officer in Alitalia North America & Mexico, New York; Board Director and Chief Financial Officer in Cobalt Waterline Group; Director Finance & Administration in Alitalia – Lufthansa Maintenance; Director Business Planning & Finance SEMEA Southern Europe, Middle East, and Africa in Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques; and Financial Controller and Logistics Manager in Ericsson. He has worked as a Financial Reengineer in Ernst & Young, and as a Financial Analyst. He was named by the AICPA as one of the IFRS/U.S. GAAP Subject Matter Experts. He serves as Editorial Review Board Member of The CPA Journal, New York. He is the author of The Handbook to IFRS Migration and to IFRS U.S. GAAP Dual Reporting, Wiley, 2012 and Dual Reporting for Equity and Other Comprehensive Income under U.S. GAAP and IFRS, Wiley, 2012.