After graduating in Mechanical Engineering in 1999 at the Politecnico di Milano, he did his military service as officer in the Italian army.
In 2000, he was awarded a scholarship for a research doctorate at the Politecnico di Milano’s Department of Energy, where he was involved in research projects and teaching activities.
In 2001, he joined McKinsey.
He graduated with a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Columbia University in New York in 2005.
After a brief stint at Citigroup in New York, he continued his career at McKinsey, mainly working on projects in the Oil & Gas and Banking & Insurance sectors.
He joined Eni in 2007, in the Office of the CEO, supporting Top Management in defining corporate strategies and overseeing specific projects at group level.
Between 2008 and 2016, he worked in Eni's Gas & Power business, first as Senior Vice President International Sales and later as Executive Vice President International Markets and LNG.
In November 2016, he took the position of Executive Vice President Portfolio Strategy & Long Term Gas Negotiations in the Midstream business with responsibility for managing the gas supply portfolio and long-term relationships with gas suppliers.
In February 2018, he became Executive Vice President of the Gas Business Unit with responsibility for the entire midstream gas value chain, including marketing and trading activities.
In April 2019, he was appointed Chief Gas & LNG Marketing and Power Officer of Eni.
He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eni Global Energy Markets S.p.A. (the wholly owned subsidiary of Eni responsible for all gas, LNG, power and CO2 trading and origination activities).
He’s a member of the Board of Directors for BlueStream which is a joint venture between Eni and Gazprom.
He is President of Proxigas, the National Association of Gas Industries, and a member of the General Council of Confindustria. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Eurogas, the European Association of gas companies, as well as of the Executive Committee of GIIGNL, the International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers.
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