He has about 20 years of professional business experience primarily in Investment Banking. First in New York at JPMorgan and subsequently in Milan at Mediobanca. During this timeframe he provided financial advice to several international clients regarding mergers, acquisitions and other corporate finance transactions in the U.S., Europe and Asia. He served three mandates on the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Banking and Capital Markets. He currently sits, as independent, on several Scientific Committees and Board of Directors.

He teaches full courses of Monetary and Financial Economics and of International Economics at Luiss (Political Science, Master program). He is Professor of practice at Luiss Buisness School and also teaches courses at the ASP-Alta Scuola Politecnica (Politecnico di Milano e Politecnico di Torino), executive programs at the Luiss School of Government, and modules at the Master of Journalism Walter Tobagi (University of Milan). He is a fellow at IAI – Istituto Affari Internazionali. Since 2011 Senior Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. From 2013 to 2015 he was a Visiting Fellow at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC.

In 2010, he was appointed Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum of Davos.

He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Rome and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University. He is an AFS and a Luciano Jona scholar. He has completed programs in leadership and public policies at the Harvard Kennedy School, at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University and at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of Singapore.

He writes for IlSole24Ore and AffarInternazionali. He is the author of Sette Anni di Vacche Sobrie (UTET, 2013), Creating Economic Growth. Lessons for Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and Terra e Buoi dei Paesi Tuoi (UTET, 2016). Fatti non foste a viver come robot (UTET, 2020) and L’Onda Perfetta. Cavalcare il cambiamento senza esserne travolti (Luiss University Press, 2020).

He performs speaking engagements in Italian and in English.