Born in 1960, in Fano. In the early 80s he graduated cum laude in Economics and Commerce at the University of Ancona, accomplishing the MBA at the School of Management at the Bocconi University, in Milan. After his first professional experiences he became Vice Director‐General of Cinecittà Studios in 1999 and CEO in 2011. At the same time he hold managerial roles in his career for important institutions connected to the cinema world. Since 2010 he has also been a member of the jury for the David di Donatello Award “Documentaries and short movies”. In 2012 he was appointed as Director‐ General of the Cinema Foundation for Rome. Since 2014 he is Director‐General of the Italian Touring Club (located in Milan).