Mario La Torre is Full Professor in Banking and Finance at “La Sapienza” University of Rome, and Chair of the Center For Positive Finance. Among its main research areas are banking, financial intermediaries and financial markets, sustainable finance, impact finance, microcredit, audiovisual and art finance. Author of numerous publications, Mario La Torre is also editor of the international series Palgrave Studies in Impact Finance and author of the blog Good in Finance. He has held various institutional positions, including that of a member of the G8 Task Force on Social Impact Investments, advisor to the Minister for Culture, member of the Board of Directors of Cinecittà Holding. Currently, he is a member of the Board of the Italian National Agency for Microcredit.