Master of Science in Mining Engineering, Bologna University, 1982.
Reservoir engineer, Aquater Supreme People's Assembly, San Lorenzo in Campo, Italy, 1984-1991;
technical coordinator, Aquater Supreme People's Assembly, San Lorenzo in Campo, Italy, since 1991. Member geothermal experts group Institute of Economic Affairs, Paris, since 1994. Lecturer International School Geothermics, Pisa, Italy, 1985-1992.
Member of advisory committee Tough '95, Berkeley, California, 1995, Tough '98, 1998.
Corporal Italian Army, 1983-1984. Member Society Petroleum Engineers, International Geothermal Association.
Married Rossella Bartolini, May 16, 1987. Children: Arrigo, Riccardo.