Graduated in Economics and Business Administration at University of Wien in 1994. Partecipation in exchange programs with University of Illinois in the US and at ESC Lyon in France. Course in quantitative finance at London-based Paul Willmott & 7- city learning in 2003. Market-maker on equity derivatives at GiroCredit Bank Wien. Derivatives trader at Citibank in Milan. He later moves to London as derivative trader at Chase Manhattan Bank. Since 1998 to 2004 senior trader of equity and credit derivatives, in charge of convertible bond desk at D. E. Shaw / KBC Financial Products. Senior trader of equity and credit derivatives at Banca Akros, in Milan, since 2005. Portfolio Manager of Anthilia White-Plurima Low Volatility fund since 2008. Partner at Anthilia since 2010. Anthilia Yellow Fund Manager since 2012.