Graduated in Law at the University of Bologna in 1991 and Economic and Financial Security Sciences in 2001 at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. Admitted to the Bar in 2001.
From 1988 to 2005 he commanded operational units of the Guardia di Finanza. From 2005 to 2011 he joined Presidency of the Council of Ministers - Department of Information and Security (AISE) with operational assignments in the Counterproliferation and Industrial Intelligence.
Since 2011 he is Head of the International - Europe, North and Central America, Rest of the World - Security of the Enel Group.
Lecturer in the School of Economics and Finance, University of Trento and the University of Padua.
He holds the title IASD (Institute for High Defence Studies) at the Centre for High Defence Studies in 2013.