Davide Torsello, was trained in socio-cultural anthropology at academic institutions of different countries (Italy, Japan, UK, Germany, Hungary), and the variety of their theoretical and methodological perspectives exerted an everlasting influence on his scientific profile. He is Associate Professor at the University of Bergamo (Italy). Through over ten years of ethnographic fieldwork research experience mostly in Central Eastern Europe, in Italy and Japan, he developed sensitivity for investigating trust, corruption, informal economy, interpersonal and power relations, performance of government institutions and organizations and has been able to construct case studies based on the use of different research methodologies. His main research interests are on: organizational behavior and culture, business integrity, anti-corruption. He has extensive teaching experience at BA, MA, and PhD level. He taught also at: University of Milan Bicocca, University of Roma Tre, Charles University in Prague, Comenius University Bratislava, American University of Richmond, UK and at University of Hirosaki, Japan.