Dr. Alessia Zorloni

Alessia Zorloni, PhD, is a lecturer, author, and art wealth advisor, specialized in contemporary art and collectible markets.

She is the founder of Art Wealth Advisory, an advisory practice based in Milan, that assists clients with an extensive range of services, such as art consulting, art market research, program development, and art related wealth & legacy planning. Dr. Zorloni has authored over 30 publications, including the books “Il Mercato dell’arte. Guida pratica per consulenti finanziari e private banker” (FrancoAngeli 2021), “Musei privati. La passione per l’arte contemporanea nelle collezioni di famiglia e d’impresa” (Egea 2019), “Art Wealth Management. Managing of Private Art Collections” (Springer 2016) and “The Economics of Contemporary Art. Markets, Strategies and Stardom” (Springer 2013), a best-selling book on the contemporary art market translated in Italian, Chinese and Persian.

Professional experience


  • since 2021 columnist for the Italian edition of The Art Newspaper
  • since 2020 member of the Advisory Board of ArtVerona
  • since 2018 columnist for the Italian financial magazine PRIVATE
  • 2017-2019: Of Counsel of Art Law department at CBA Studio Legale e Tributario, Milan
  • 2010-2012: Research Associate, Arts & Culture practice at Boston Consulting Group, Milan
  • 2007-2008: Visiting Scholar at Tate Modern, Guggenheim Foundation and Smithsonian Institution
  • 2005-2010: Research Associate at Kunsthalle Wien


  • since 2012 Adjunct Professor of Theories of the Art Market at IULM University, Milan
  • 2018-2021: Co-Director of the Executive Master in Art Market Management, at IULM University, Milan
  • 2016-2018: Adjunct Professor of Advanced Economics and Management of Art, at Catholic University, Milan
  • 2016: Adjunct Professor of Finance and the Art Market in the context of the Master in Arts Management, at Catholic University, Milan
  • 2000-2006: Assistant Professor, at IULM University, Milan


  • Professional Advisors to the Art Market (PAIAM)
  • International Council of Museums (ICOM)


  • Wealth Management Executive Program, SDA Bocconi, Milan (2022)
  • Ph.D. in Economics of Communication, IULM University, Milan (2005)
  • Master’s Degree in Arts Management, City University, London (2003)

Lectures and talks

Dr. Zorloni has given lectures and workshops at a variety of national and international cultural institutions including Estonian Academy of Arts (Tallinn), Bocconi University (Milan), University of Zurich (Zurich), Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf), Christie’s (London), AGBU (Yerevan), AIFO – Italian Family Officer Association (Milan), Art Lujiazui (Shanghai) and Central Academy of Fine Art (Beijing).   Dr. Zorloni is available for consultations, private lectures, corporate training and talks. To find out more about Alessia, email: alessia@alessiazorloni.com

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