He graduated in Business Administration at Bocconi University in Milan in 1978 and is qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He is also registered in the Register of Auditors by Ministerial Decree dated 22 April 1995. He is a founding partner and, from 1991 to 2005, he was a member of the investment committee of Argos Soditic. Since 1986 he has held various positions within the Fineurop Group: he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fineurop Investment Opportunities S.p.A., Petalo Uno S.r.l. and Petalo Due S.r.l.; Chief Executive of PromoSprint Holding S.r.l. and SprintItaly Holding S.r.l.; CEO of Fineurop S.p.A. and member of the Board of Directors of Fineurop Soditic S.p.A..