Born in Venice, he is a lawyer and partner in a leading international firm with worldwide presence. He received the Ippogrifo d’Oro prize from the city of Ferrara for donating the autograph manuscript of Giorgio Bassani’s Il giardino dei Finzi-Contini and an award from the city of Venice for his more than 30 years of publishing Venetian historical sources with the La Malcontenta series he edited. He has been a board director of the Gallerie dell’Accademia di Venezia since 2021 and of VIF since 2017.