Sad news for the Collegio

It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of two of our Fellows: Mario Pagliero and Alessandro Sembenelli, both Professors of Economics in UniTo.

Mario was one the first members of the Collegio faculty, and as long as he was healthy, he was a great citizen of the Collegio and contributed greatly to its growth, with his outstanding research and with his involvement in Collegio’s endeavors.

He was also a key actor in the growth of the ESOMAS department, serving as Deputy Director for Research from 2015 to 2018, and leading the team that prepared ESOMAS’s first “Dipartimenti di Eccellenza” grant.

Also Alessandro was one the first members of the Collegio faculty, and he played an important role in the Collegio’s growth in his term as member of the Board, in which he was instrumental in developing many of the features of the current strategic plan of the Collegio.

Having served as the Chair of the “Prato” Economics department which forms the backbone of the ESOMAS department, his guidance and wisdom were also of great help in the leadership of the ESOMAS department.

We will miss both of them, from all perspectives.