He has nearly 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 U.S. and international clients regarding mergers, acquisitions and other corporate finance transactions in the U.S., Europe and Asia. He served three mandates on the Global Agenda Council on Banking and Capital Markets.
He teaches Monetary and Financial Economics at Luiss (Political Science), and 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 is a member of: The Aspen Institute, Chatham House, Institute of International Affairs, The Economic Club of New York. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of AFS International in New York and a member of the Advisory Board of the Columbia University Committee of Global Thought.
He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Rome and an MBA 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 articles for AffarInternazionali and Aspenia. He has a column on IlSole24Ore and is frequently invited as speaker to public and private events.