Born in Rome in 1964, he graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the “La Sapienza” University of Rome. He went on to obtain a Certificate in Capital Markets from New York University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
Situational leader with more than 30 years of international management practice in various industries, transport, infrastructure and technology and in numerous geographic areas including the Americas, Wider Europe, the Middle East and Asia, he has been increasingly working with international private equity investors on various transactions for many years, intervening both in the origination and advisory phases as well as in the operational management and co-investment phases in portfolio companies.
He acquired considerable managerial and advisory experience in, among others, restructuring, M&A transactions and integrations, finance, strategic planning, portfolio management, business development, international joint venture management, venture capital/private equity and strategic consulting.
He started his career in 1989 at Leonardo S.p.A. in New York as Assistant Director.
From 1994 to 2000, he was an Associate Partner of McKinsey & Company in the Buenos Aires, Rome and Zurich offices.
From 2000 to 2003, he was Co-Founder and Co-Managing Director of eNutrix S.p.A.
From 2003 to 2008, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Ariston Holding N.V. and General Manager of Merloni Finanziaria S.p.A.
From 2009 to 2014, he worked at Alitalia Compagnia Aerea Italiana S.p.A., where he was Chief Financial & Strategy Officer from 2009 to 2013 and Deputy General Manager from 2013 to 2014.
From 2015 to 2016, he served as Chief Financial Officer & Portfolio Manager at Renova Management AG in Zurich.
At Astaldi S.p.A., he served as Chief Restructuring Officer from 2019 to 2020 and as Chief Transformation Officer in 2021, executing the arrangement until its integration into the webuild Group.
He was Chairman and Director of AirOne S.p.A. from 2009 to 2015; Director of Advanced Capital S.G.R. from 2012 to 2013; Director (independent) and member of the Control & Risk Committee of Indesit S.p.A. from 2013 to 2014, as well as Director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Nomination & Governance Committee of CIFC Asset Management Corp. in New York from 2015 to 2016 and member of the Supervisory Board of Airports of Regions and Kortros in Moscow in 2015.
From 2015 to 2017, he was a Director, as well as Chairman of the Audit & Finance Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee of Octo Telematics Ltd. where he also served as Senior Advisor from 2017 to 2018.
From 2019 to 2021, he was Chairman of Be Power S.p.A., where he also served as Chairman of the Audit & Finance Committee and member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee.
Since 2018, he has been a (independent) Director of Prysmian S.p.A., where he also serves as Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee.
Since 2021, he has been a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Control, Risk & Sustainability Committee of Telepass S.p.A.