Born on 3 October 1973, he holds a degree in Law and Politics from the University of Rome La Sapienza. In 2009 he obtained an MSc in Energy from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and in 2010 he graduated with honours in the MBA programme of Heriot-Watt Business School. He has over 20 years of experience in Swiss, Japanese and European banks in Debt Capital Markets, issuing and trading fixed income securities. He has knowledge of sustainable finance and climate change. Today he is a Director of two listed companies and Advisor to a large Industrial and Engineering Group.