Born in Genoa in 1968, he graduated at Bocconi University in Milan in Economic and Social Disciplines in 1991.
Chief Strategic Equity Officer of Cassa depositi e prestiti, with full responsibility of the portfolio of CDP Group from 2013.
He is Chairman of CDP Equity, Vice president of FII SGR and CEO of CDP Reti.
He is member of the Board of Directors of Saipem and member of the Supervisory Board of European Energy Efficiency Fund.
He has been member of the Boards of Sace, FSI, Fintecna, CDP Immobiliare and Chairman of F2i.
In 2005, he joined Credit Suisse as Head of M&A for Italy, where he remained until 2013 and advised a number of the Bank’s key clients in some of the largest extraordinary financial transactions in the country.
In 1991 he joined Morgan Stanley in London where he remained until 2005, initially dealing with M&A and Restructuring, and then in 1999 became COO of Europe M&A, a position he held until 2001, when he began working in the Italian Investment Banking department.
He started his career in 1990 in the Research Department of Manufacturers Hanover.