Since 2016 he is full professor of Finance, at the Faculty of Business and Management, Luiss University of Rome, president of the “Commission for fiscal expenses” of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, president of MEFOP and since May 2018 member of the Board of the Human Technopole Foundation.
Graduated in economics from “La Sapienza” University of Rome in 1984, he completed his training at the Department of Economics of Harvard University from 1992 to 1995. Researcher in Finance from 1990 to 1995, he was appointed first associate professor at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and from 2001 to 2016 full professor of Finance, at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Tuscia.
In 2011-2012 he was Tax Advisor to the OECD Center for Tax Policy and Administration (CTPA) in Paris. From 2008 to 2011 he was a member of the Council of Experts at the Treasury Department of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
He has participated as a member and head of delegation in various OECD and EU working groups: Network on Fiscal Relation, OECD (vice president); WP1 and EPC and EDRC (OECD); Working Group on Quality of Public Finances, European Commission, Brussels.
He has been a consultant to the World Bank and the European Court of Auditors.