He was appointed Senior Executive Vice President Legal Affairs on 17th October 2016. In 2013 he was appointed Executive Vice President International Business Legal Area and, in 2015, he becomes Executive Vice President International and Finance Legal Affairs of Eni, with a strong exposure to international matters, with particular focus on the Upstream business and management of partnerships and M&A transactions.
He joined Eni in 1997 in the Legal Department of Agip S.p.A., mainly following international legal projects until 2001 when he takes on the responsibility of International Legal Assistance of Exploration and Production Division. In 2005 he was appointed legal Director of the Gas &Power Division, further diversifying his business knowledge. In 2007, he is back in the Exploration & Production Division as legal Director.
In 2008, following the centralization of the Eni’s legal function into one Legal Department, he takes the responsibility for the legal assistance to the company’s activities outside Europe.
He graduated in law from the University of Milan and he is registered to practice law on the special list of the Ordine degli Avvocati (the Italian Bar association) of Milan. After graduating, he worked as a lawyer for a few years in a law firm in Milan.