Eugenia Macchiavello is Assistant Professor in Business Law at the University of Genoa and Academic Fellow of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Finance (EuSFIL, www.eusfil.eu) at the same University. She has been teaching banking law and supervising theses in the same area since 2013, obtaining the Italian license as Associate Professor in Economic Law in October 2018. Before joining the University of Genova, she has been a visiting Fellow at the NYU Center of Financial Institution and certified attorney-at-law in Italy in the area of company law, banking and investment contracts and civil law. Eugenia earned a JD (laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, advanced degree in law) summa cum laude from the University of Genoa in 2006, a Ph.D. in Corporate Governance in 2011 from the same University and a LL.M. in 2010 from the New York University School of Law, receiving merit-based scholarships and awards. She has participated in several nationally and internationally-relevant research projects and intensively presented at conferences and invited as guest lecturer at national and foreign Universities. She is author of the first book on microfinance regulation in Europe from a comparative law and multi-disciplinary perspective (Microfinance and Financial Inclusion. The Challenge of Regulating Alternative Forms of Finance, Routledge, 2018) and of more than forty journal articles and book chapters in the areas of financial regulation and business law, in particular on her current research interests: Fintech, alternative and inclusive finance regulation as well as sustainable finance. Eugenia is a member of the Italian Association of Professors in Economic Law (ADDE) and participant to the Italian Capital Markets Authority (Consob) Working Group on FinTech as well as editorial member and referee for renowned book editors and Journals. She is fluent in English, French and Spanish (mother tongue: Italian).