Born in Padua in 1963, he graduated in business economics from Ca’ Foscari University in Venice. He is a chartered accountant and registered auditor.
He started his professional career with a primary accounting firm in Padua and in 1989 joined Arthur Andersen S.p.A., where he became a manager in 1994 and took up increasing responsibilities over time within the framework of its national organization.
Since 2002, he has been an executive at Edizione S.r.l. He has been a member of the boards of directors of many companies, including World Duty Free S.p.A., World Duty Free S.A.U., Telecom Italia Media S.p.A., Gemina S.p.A., Aeroporti di Roma S.p.A., Investimenti Infrastrutture S.p.A., Leonardo S.r.l., Schemaventotto S.p.A., Schematrentaquattro S.p.A., Schematrentanove S.r.l., Immobiliare Italia S.r.l., Sagat-Aeroporto di Torino S.p.A., Aeroporto di Firenze S.p.A. and Managing Director of Aeroporti Holding S.p.A.
At present, he holds the following offices: member of the Board of Directors (since 2008), of the Strategies and Investments Committee, of the Control, Risk and Corporate Governance Committee and of the Human Resources Committee of Autogrill; board member of Edizione Property S.p.A., Immobiliare San Giorgio S.p.A. and Maccarese S.p.A.; managing director of Edizione Alberghi S.r.l. He is also a standing statutory auditor of Alì S.p.A.