Born in Trento on 23 June 1965, he graduated in Economics and Commerce at the University of Trento with a thesis on mathematical models for interest rate risk management. He began his career with various lecturing positions in the economic and financial area. He then worked with several companies as a consultant in the field of business currency and financial management. He started to deal with energy by joining the board of directors of Trentino Servizi (now Dolomiti Energia Holding) in 2001, then becoming its Managing Director in 2004, a position he still holds. He has been a member of the boards of Autostrada del Brennero, Alpikom, Mittel, Aeroporto Caproni, Edipower, Edison, Bio Energia Trentino, a member of the board of statutory auditors of Delmi, the Managing Director of Hydro Dolomiti Energia and Chairman of Dolomiti Edison Energy. In addition to being the Managing Director of Dolomiti Energia Holding, he currently also holds several positions within the group, including the role of Managing Director of Dolomiti Energia and Dolomiti Energia Trading.