He joined Eni in 1997, starting his career in the technical areas of the Exploration & Production business holding positions of increasing seniority across different countries, up to the role of Operations Director in Egypt in 2005 and then in Kazakhstan in 2009.
He took up the role of Managing Director in Kazakhstan in 2013 and subsequently Managing Director in Angola in 2015.
Most recently he held the positions of Executive Vice President for the Sub-Saharan Africa Region and then Director of Eni’s Upstream division.
In the current position as Chief Operating Officer Natural Resources, he oversees Eni’s global oil & gas exploration, development and production activities, gas and LNG portfolio, sustainable development, CCUS, forestry and agri-feedstock.
Since December 2021, he is board director of Vår Energi, a company listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
He has been appointed Chairman of Confindustria Energia, Italy's Federation of energy sector associations, in July 2023.