Dr. Laura Girella works with the IIRC on a part time basis. Her responsibilities include strengthening the business case for integrated reporting and supporting the Italian market on its journey towards adopting integrated reporting.
Laura has been a Post-doc research fellow at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy). She has got a Master Degree in Business Economics and a Ph.D. (Doctor Europeaus formula) in Business Economics and Management with the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Ferrara (Italy), discussing a thesis titled “Soft Regulating Intangibles Reporting in Japan and Germany: Rationales, Processes and Consequences” (supervisor: Prof. Stefano Zambon).
Since 2009 she has been organizing the “CFO Executive Master Programme” jointly run by the Department of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara and the National Association for CFO’s (ANDAF).
Her main research interests include Intangibles and Intellectual Capital measurement and reporting; Integrated Reporting and its development; Public Policies in relation to accounting and non-financial practices. She has presented many papers in national and international Workshops and Conferences and published articles in international academic journals, books and professional journals in the areas of management and reporting of intangibles.
She is currently collaborating with WICI Europe and WICI Italy.