Born in 1961, in Milan, he has been chief accountant for the Mediterranée Club Italy between 1989 and 1993. He then became Director of the Administration/Finance and Control department, in a team of 25 members. Since 1999 he has been General Manager of Villaggi Italia and Legal Representative of the company, by managing 7 holiday villages and a total of about 8000 beds and 1500 employees. Between 2010 and 2011 he has been appointed as CEO and General Director of Hotelturist spa, a company which manages 11 hotel facilities in Italy and Switzerland. He is currently member of the Governing Council of Astoi, Vice President of Federturismo and President of EBIT (the National Tourism Industry Institution) and of the Italian Confindustria Association Hotels.