Born in Villach (Austria) in 1960.
Graduated in Law with honours at the University of Bologna.
He is currently Chief Executive Officer of Partners 4 Energy S.r.l., an independent financial advisory company focusing on infrastructures and renewable energies. He provides financial institutions and companies with strategic support in these areas, in relation to mergers and acquisitions, loans and fundraising. He is a board member of Concessioni Autostradali Lombarde S.p.A and Chairman of Aeroporto FVG S.p.A.
In 1998, after working in managerial roles at finance companies, he became General Manager for Italy of Commerzbank AG and later, in 2003, Director for Development at Autostrade S.p.A.. In 2007, after working in the role of Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Scala Capital S.p.A., he became Head of the “Public Sector FIG & Intrastructures Italia” department of Unicredit corporate banking.