Antonio Trujillo-Ponce is a Senior Lecturer in Finance at the Pablo de Olavide University of Seville (Spain). He is currently the Director of the Banking and Entrepeneurial Finance Research Group (BANEF). He has been a visiting researcher at the Cass Business School in London and the Leonard N. Stern School of Business in New York, as well as other institutions. His research interests are focused on banking and finance, with a particular emphasis on bank regulation. He has published over 20 academic research articles in various journals, such as the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Business Economics and Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Accounting and Finance, Journal of Economic Policy Reform, Applied Economics, Universia Business Review, and the Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting. He obtained his PhD from the University of Seville, Spain. From 2016 he is also Member of the Board of Directors of a Mutual Guarantee Society (MGS).