Current position: LEONARDO Space Sector Director and CEO Telespazio S.p.A.
Graduated with honours in Electronic Engineering at “La Sapienza” University of Rome in 1982, afterwards he has also attended courses in Finance and Business Economics.
In 2008 he joined Thales Alenia Space Joint Venture as Deputy CEO, and President & CEO of Thales Alenia Space Italia S.p.A.
He is a member of: Supervisory Board of Thales Alenia Space S.A.; Board of Directors of Thales Alenia Space Italia S.p.A.;Board of Directors of AVIO S.p.A.; Board of AIAD; Board of CEOs of ESOA; Vice President of EUROSPACE Council; Officer of the Reserve of Engineers Corp of the Italian Army.
As of 2005 he was Chief Operating Officer of Telespazio. In 2002 he was the Director of the Telecommunications Department of Alenia Spazio. In 2000 he was Director of the Business Development Area of Atlanet, a telecommunications operator of Telefonica de España controlled also by Acea and Fiat.
In 1995 he joined Stet/Telecom Italia in the international strategies and development area, where he followed international projects. As of 1984 he has worked at Selenia as System Engineer for air traffic control systems and networks.