Born in Rome in 1972, he graduated in Economics at the L.U.I.S.S. University in Rome.


He is a Chartered Accountant and has been a registered EU auditor since 1995. In 2003, he attended the

Executive Education Programme in General Management at INSEAD in Fontainbleu, Paris.


He is a member of the Advisory Board of the L.U.I.S.S. University in Rome and Adjunct Professor in Management of Circular Economy within the Law, Digital, Innovation and Sustainability department.


He started his career at Agip Petroli (Administration, Finance and Control area) and at Ernst & Young as an Experienced Assistant, then as Corporate Finance Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers.


Since 2000, he has held various positions in the Administration, Finance and Control area of Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A., and in 2006 that of Corporate Development Director.


In 2008, he continued his career at Tirrenia di Navigazione S.p.A. as Chief Financial Officer and as General Manager, contributing to the restructuring and privatisation of the company.


In September 2010, he joined Maire Tecnimont Group as Chief Financial Officer of KT S.p.A., a company within the Maire Tecnimont Group operating as licensor and contractor in the oil & gas refining sector, then taking over as CEO of the same company in June 2011.


In May 2012, he was appointed Managing Director of Tecnimont S.p.A. which, within the Maire Tecnimont Group, operates as a large-scale EPC Contractor in the hydrocarbon processing sector, with a dominant position in the petrochemicals sector.


In May 2012, he was appointed General Manager of the parent company Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. and was then appointed member of the Board of Directors in October of that year.


Since May 2013, he has been Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Maire Tecnimont Group and its main subsidiaries Tecnimont S.p.A. and KT S.p.A.


In April 2019, he was also appointed Chief Executive Officer of NextChem S.p.A., a subsidiary company operating in the field of green chemistry and technologies supporting the energy transition, as well as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Stamicarbon, a centre of excellence in licensing and IP of Maire Tecnimont, a world leader in the licensing of technologies for the production of urea-based fertilisers.


Always attentive to human capital and the creation of a strong management team, he led the Maire Tecnimont Group for nine years, enhancing the specific skills of each entity towards growth and constant evolution objectives, including in the direction of energy transition.


As of May 2022, he became the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Fincantieri Group, which represents one of the largest international players in the highly complex shipbuilding sector. The company has an increasing focus on the industrial evolution towards the digital and green ship, as well as the new frontier of underwater operations and offshore wind.


A firm believer in an open innovation approach and osmosis between sectors, he is involved in start-up analyses and selection programmes, with a strong focus on the development of innovative ideas, new business models and the promotion of young talent.



Chief Executive Officer of Fincantieri Nextech SpA and Cetena SpA since August 2023

Chairman of Naviris, a joint venture with Naval Group Member of the Advisory Board of L.U.I.S.S. University in Rome and Adjunct Professor in Management of Circular Economy at the Department of Management of Circular Economy

Member of the General Council of Confindustria

Member of the Board of Directors of Assonime

Advisor of MIB - Trieste School of Management

Member of the Board of Directors of Fondazione NordEst

Member of the Steering Committee of the European Shipbuilding Association EUROYARDS

President of the Advisory Board of the Elis Consortium during the Presidenza BNL Includere per Crescere