Born in Pordenone, he holds a degree in Business Economics from the Bocconi, a master’s degree in Lean Manufacturing and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Cuoa. A member of the board of directors of Acqua Minerale San Benedetto, he was chairman of Confindustria Venezia and then Confindustria Veneto as well as of the Campiello Prize. Member of the general council of Confindustria, board member of the Cuoa Foundation and from 2019 honorary consul of Austria in Venice. He has been a director of the VIF since 2017.