Amedeo Rizzo

Role: Director, Research Fellow
Affiliations: University of Oxford, Bocconi University, Stanford Law School
Education: DPhil in Law (Oxford), MSc in Tax (Oxford), MSc in Law and Business (Bocconi), BSc in Business (Bocconi)
Research Areas: International Taxation, Innovation Policy, Computational Law

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Amedeo Rizzo is a Director of the Innovation Policy Network and a member of the International Tax Policy Hub, the ESG Policy Hub, and the Tech Regulation Hub. He is a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Law at the University of Oxford, Exeter College, and Academic Tutor at St Catherine’s College (Oxford). He is undertaking research activities on international taxation and innovation.

He is an Academic Fellow at Bocconi University and SDA Bocconi School of Management, where he coordinates the Accounting & Tax Policy Observatory (OFC) and the Transfer Pricing Forum. He is a Transatlantic Technology Law Forum Fellow at the University of Stanford, doing research in Law and Technology. He is the Director of the Innovation Policy Network and a member of the Group of Experts on anti-corruption for Transparency International Italy, advising on corporate and tax law.

As a professional, he collaborates with several law firms and private companies, as a tax and financial advisor, and is one of the founding partners of the Italian audit company Imperium Audit SpA.

Previously, he worked for the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) of the European Commission as an external advisor on budget and tax policy, and for the International Tax and Transfer Pricing Team of Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Milan. He also collaborated with the Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA), India, on financial transparency issues in Asia-Pacific countries.

As concerns his research activities, he is the author of papers published in national and international academic journals, such as International Tax Studies, International Transfer Pricing Journal, Fiscalità e Commercio Internazionale (Italian), and Novità Fiscali (Swiss), and technical newspapers such as We Wealth, which selected him for the top 300 wealth management influencers’ club. He participated in the publication of the book “Brexit: Scenari fiscali e opportunità per i professionisti italiani” published by IPSOA – Wolters Kluwer Italy and presented at the Camera dei Deputati, the Italian Chamber of Deputies.

Before the DPhil in Law, Amedeo obtained a Master of Science in Taxation (with distinction) from the University of Oxford, a Master of Science in Law and Business Administration (summa cum laude) from Bocconi University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He received the Bocconi – Boroli scholarship for being one of the best Bocconi graduates of 2017.