• federico@diomeda.it

Professional profile of Federico Diomeda


Born in Genova 29th June 1959


1977: Secondary School A-Level Certificate from A. Doria in Genova

1982: First Class Honours Degree in Economics and Business from the University of Genova.

Professional Training

1984: certified public chartered accountant; listed in the Registry of Certified Practising Accountants as number 354 A; Qualified Auditor following the Ministerial Decree of 12/4/1995;

Professional Experience

Tax and Corporate Consultant specialising in business crisis management. OR:  Tax and corporate consultant with management specialisations in resolving business crises. Regularly involved as a receiver with companies. Member of the board of statutory auditors.

Expert in credit rating of businesses and an active promoter of internal risk assessment of day to day financing or finances aimed at specific business projects.

Follows SMEs in their process of internationalisation with a dedicated managerial and corporate consultancy.  

Member of the Study Group that is drawing up Principles of Attestation of Consolidation Plans that is coordinated by AIDEA (The Italian Academy of Business Administration and Management).  

Actively works as an insolvency administrator, as a receiver and as a liquidator appointed by the Court of Law.

Nominated by the Court of Law (ex art. 2343 C.C.) to evaluate corporate business structures.

Works as a delegate on behalf of the Genova Law Court to oversee executive sales procedures.

A credited ombudsman in accordance with the interministerial decree issued by the Ministry of Justice in cooperation with the Ministry for Economic Development dated 18 October 2010 n. 180 and PDG 4 November 2010.

Elected as a board member of the Order of Public Certified Accountants and Accounting Experts in Genova during the elections held in November 2012 with a mandate from 2013 – 2016 to coordinate the Commission for Tax and International Business.

During the mandate he was active in professional training both as a member of the Commission of the Order as well as a tutor for courses organised by the Order and held for trainee accountants on bankruptcy laws, applied business law and business techniques. He was also a member of the examining board for the state exams of Public Certified Accountants and Accounting Experts in the summer and autumn sessions in 2015.

He was a member of the Commission for Internationalisation of Businesses of the National Order of Public Certified Accountants and Accounting Experts for the four period from 2013 – 2016.

President of E.F.A.A, the European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs (www.efaa.com). (from 2006 to 2009) and then Managing Director (from 2009 to 2014). The Federation is an umbrella organisation that brings together national associations and institutions of accountants and auditors. The mission is to follow the development of legislation and techniques in the field of auditing and accounting and to gather every possible aspect of interest of international institutions with regards to the SMEs. Moreover, EFAA is in direct contact with the European Commission and the European Parliament, with EFRAG (the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group of which it is the founding member) and with the most important international organisations of the profession (IFAC, FEE). Other direct links include working closely with the international standard setters for auditors, associations of ethics and training principles like for example the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB – IESBA and IAESB), the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and numerous regional organisations that belong both to the profession as well as banking institutions and supervisory bodies. In short, with any professional or institutional organisation anywhere in the world that is interested in a correct development of businesses in the field of accounting intended in the broadest sense possible.  

All these activities have contributed to giving valuable professional training and have had implications on an international institutional level. This has also reflected considerably on a national level with for example the Directive 43/2006 on statutory audits and the relative directives and updates on the principles of international accounting standards (IASB) – (IFRS) International Financial Reporting Standards for SMEs and the Directive 35/2013 that updated the 4 and 7 Accounting Directives.

Fluent in English; good communication skills in both German and Spanish.