Dr. Giulia Fantini is currently a lecturer in Finance and Accounting in the School of Management, Swansea University. She holds a European PhD in Economics from the University of Ferrara, Italy.
Her PhD thesis was a joint research between Cass Business School and University of Ferrara, which focused on the hedging activity of UK and Italian non-financial Small and Medium Enterprises by financial derivatives. Prior to joining Swansea University, she was a Research assistant at the Centre of Excellence SAFE – House of Finance – Goethe University, Frankfurt – Germany.
Her research interests essentially focus on risk management, corporate finance, corporate governance and executive compensation. Her current research concentrates on the use of financial derivatives by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the EU.