Shanshan Zhu


Ph.D. Student

Department of Law

University of Genoa

Via Balbi, 22, 16126 Genoa, Italy

Telephone +39 010 2099951, Fax +39 010 2099890


SUPERVISORS: Prof. Guido Ferrarini and Prof. Michele Siri

Dr. Shanshan Zhu graduated from Genoa Law School with a final grade of 110/110 cum laude and publication recommended, with a dissertation entitled ‘Corporate Governance and Enterprise Reform in China’.

As a Ph.D. student at the University of Genoa, she is conducting research under the supervision of Professor Guido Ferrarini in the areas of Corporate Governance and Banking Law. Her research interests are corporate governance, organizational culture, finance and banking regulation. She is also working on her Ph.D. thesis on the role of corporate governance, ethics and culture in financial institutions. She is partecipating in the research project “Culture in Financial Services Industry” launched by the Genoa Center for Law and Finance with the collaboration of the Radbound University of Nijmegen.

She was an intern with Allen&Overy International Law Firma in the Corporate and M&A Department, and she is currently collaborating as ESG specialist at FinScience S.r.l in Milan..

Curriculum Vitae


Ferrarini, G. and Zhu, S., ‘Culture of Financial Institutions’, in D. Busch, G. Ferrarini and G. van Solinge (eds.), Governance of Financial Institutions, (Oxford University Press, 2019), Forthcoming.

Siri, M. and Zhu, S., ‘EU Investor’, in A. Bartolini et al. (eds.), Dictionary of Statuses within EU Law, (Springer, 2019), Forthcoming.


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