Graduated at Bocconi University in Milan. After two experiences in Citibank and Benetton Group, in 1988 joins Deutsche Bank Italia as Head of Finance and Treasury. In 1993 became Managing Director of Deutsche bank Fondi Sgr. From 1998 to 1999 Counselor of Prime Minister for Economics and Finance. In 1999 starts a collaboration (until 2012) with Corriere della Sera as a editor for innovation, economic and technological trends. At the same time, from 2000 to 2006, he was Managing Director of the SWG Research Institute. In 2006 is Vice-President of the Municipal Council of Milan until 2011, when he becomes General Manager. In 2014 is Chairman of the Board of Directors of MM Spa, Metropolitana Milanese. Since March 2018 member of the Anthilia Board of Directors.