Our Team

ERShub is a Network of researchers, students, scholars, administrative staff, and professionals interested in ERS issues and in exchanging ideas, knowledge and information to foster project-based collaboration.
ERShub is coordinated by a Facilitation Team, in charge of giving value to all the activities related to ERS going on in LUISS Business School, in the Department of Management and the university more in general.
Moreover, ERShub is supported by an external Advisory Committee that provides suggestions on how to develop and implement ERShub activities.


ERS Faculty Professor – Francesco Rullani, Head
Francesco Rullani is Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and Management of Innovation at LUISS Guido Carli in Rome (IT) and Coordinator of the ERSHub (the Hub for Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability). Previously, he has been Assistant Professor at Copenhagen Business School (DK). He has worked for Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei (IT), and received his PhD from LEM at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (IT). He has been visiting fellow at Stanford University (USA) and Bocconi University (IT). His research focuses on collective knowledge creation, self-organizing innovation, social innovation, and social entrepreneurship. He has published in journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Research Policy, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Journal of Industrial Organization and Industry and Innovation. Further information on Francesco’s work can be found at the following website.

ERS Faculty Professor – Luca Mongelli, Scientific Coordinator
Luca Mongelli is Academic Dean and Managing Director of PCM  at the Pontifical University of Holy Cross. At LUISS Guido Carli is the Scientific Coordinator of ERSHub (the Hub for Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability) and runs the entrepreneurial lab of Social Impact Program. He has been part of the Task-Force for the EQUIS accreditation of the LUISS School, working on the creation and launch of the ERSHub of which he was Executive Coordinator. In LUISS he also held the position of Country Manager for the European Research Project on Social Enterprise SEFORIS. He has got his PhD in Management at LUISS, and has been visiting scholar at the Royal School of Technology in Stockholm, and at the Stern Business School of New York University. His two main research streams: 1) hybrid organizations and institutional logics, business models of social enterprises for the empowerment of marginalized individuals, and integral human development; 2) breakthrough innovation, mainly firms’ reactions to discontinuous technological shift.

Claudia Giommarini, Coordinator of the ERS and Students’ Development Office
Claudia holds a master degree in philosophy, a master in Human Resources Management and a Master in Training Management. She’s also Project Manager certificated by ISIPM. She’s now coordinator of the ERS and Students’ development office, that provides students enrolled in bachelor or master degrees with many different courses and experiences that combine soft skills with Ethic, Responsibility and Sustainability issues. She has been working in LUISS since 2008. Before, she worked in the HR department of big companies both in the field of training/development and selection, and in a consultant firm as executive training specialist.

Simone Budini, Project Manager
Simone Budini is Project Manager of ERSHub and Invited Professor of Political Philosophy of Pontifical Salesian University of Rome. He holds two master degrees in Political Science (La Sapienza) and Philosophy (Tor Vergata), and a PhD in Political Philosophy and History of Political Doctrines (La Sapienza). His research focus on the relationship between individual, religious and political ethic; bioethics and post-humanism. Further information on Simone’s work can be found at the following website.

Francesca Capo, Post Doc Research Fellow in Management 
Francesca Capo is a Post Doc Research Fellow in Management. She holds a PhD in Management (LUISS Guido Carli University) and has been visiting scholar at Catolica University (Lisbon) and Ross School of Business and Management (Ann Arbor, Michigan). Her research focuses on Institutional Theory, Institutional Logics and Hybrid Organizations. She has presented her works in progress in several conferences: Academy of Management, European Group for Organizational Studies, IESE-LUISS Conference on Hybrid Organizations. She is ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Business Ethics and Academy of Management Meeting. She has been Lecturer for the ERSHub and TA for the courses of Corporate Strategy and Technology and Innovation Management.

Academic Team

Pietro Versari, PhD student
Pietro Versari holds a bachelor degree in political science and a master degree in organizational management. Currently he is a PhD student at Luiss Guido Carli University (Rome, Italy), and has been visiting student at Hertie School of Governance (Berlin, Germany) and at the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health of Glasgow Caledonian University (Glasgow, Scotland). His research focuses on the business models of social enterprises, the management of conflict inside hybrid organizations, and the mechanisms facilitating collaboration between nonprofit and for-profit sectors.


Busco Cristiano, Professor of Accounting and Integrated Reporting at Roehampton (UK) & LUISS (Italy)

Barreca AntonioDirector General – Italian Association of Tourism and Travel Industry – Federturismo Confindustria
Becchetti Leonardo, Director Master MESCI, EEBL course, professor of Economics University of Tor Vergata
Borzaga Carlo, Full professor of Economic Policy at the University of Trento – founding member of EMES (The Emergence of Social Enterprise in Europe) – chairman of IRIS Network (an Italian network of italian research centres on social enterprises)
De Leo Arianna, Head of Philanthropy at UNICEF Italy
Delle Donne Luciana, Founder and CEO at Officina Creativa scs (marchi: Made in Carcere 2nd Chance e ER-RE)
Delleani Riccardo, CEO at Olivetti
Farnetti Sara, Internal Medicine Specialist and Metabolic Balance
Galdo Antonio, Principal Solution Engineer Global Accounts at Salesforce
Hermoso Maria, Ex Director, Only the Brave Foundation
Korschun Daniel, Professor and researcher on corporate political activism, author of WE ARE MARKET BASKET
Linzalone Ida, Ex – Secretary General of Fondazione Vodafone and DonoPer
Mair Johanna, Professor of Organization, Management and Leadership at Hertie School of Governance
Orsi Roberto, CEO Errepi Comunicazione; Direttore Responsabile Osservatorio Socialis
Vaccaro Antonino, Associate Professor IESE Business School
Valera Alessandro, Italy Director at Ashoka
Zamagni Antonio, professor of Political Economy at Università di Bologna