Born in Cremona in 1960. Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan. Since November 2016, he has headed the Snam’s Commercial, Regulation and Development Business Unit Commerciale. He began his carrier at Snam Group in 1987. Between 2000 and 2001, he was responsible from coordinating Snam’s foreign subsidiaries, owners of the transport infrastructure required for importing natural gas into Italy. During this period, he served as CEO of TMPC Ltd. and was a member of the board of directors of TAG GmbH, TENP GmbH, TTPC Ltd. and Transitgas SA. Until 2002, he was also a member of the Board of Directors of TIGAZ, one of the main gas distribution companies in Hungary. From 2001 to 2010, he was appointed Director responsible for network development investment planning activities at Snam Rete Gas, as well as being responsible for managing transport contracts and relations with the Italian Authority for Electricity and Gas. From 2009 to 2012, he was part of the Board of ENTSOG (European association of gas transport companies). Until 2008, he was also a member of the board of directors of GNL Italia, the company that manages the LNG regassification plant located in Panigaglia (La Spezia). From 2010 to 2014, he was CEO of Italgas. From 2014 to 2016, he was CEO of Snam Rete Gas and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Tag GmbH. He is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of Snam Rete Gas S.p.A.