Ricardo Palomo is a Chaired Professor of Accounting and Financial Economics at the Universidad CEU San Pablo. Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Studies at the Universidad CEU San Pablo. PhD in Economics and Business Studies (with merits), Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He directs the Masters in Auditing, Masters in Financial Markets and the Masters in Corporate Insolvency, all at the Universidad CEU San Pablo. Researcher at the School of Corporative Studies (Escuela de Estudios Cooperativos) at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He has been member and financial adviser in several companies, financial entities and corporate groups. He collaborates at the International Centre for Financial Education, at the Financial Studies Foundation and at the Capital Markets Studies Institute. He has participated in various national and international conferences and directed numerous doctoral thesis. He has been awarded several prizes to the excellence and innovation in teaching. He specializes in financial economics, corporate finance, financial regulation and corporate social responsibility.