Diploma in English Language, International Language Center, London, 1973. Diploma in French Language, University Rennes, France, 1974. Diploma in comparative law, Georgetown University, 1975.
Juris Doctor, University Genoa, 1975. Master of Laws, University Chicago, 1976.
Assistant to president, Confindustria, Genoa, 1974-1977; secretary general, Confindustria Liguria, Genoa, 1977-1983; president, Regional Agency for Development, Genoa, 1983-1987; Chief Executive Officer, Bosco Spa, Terni, Italy, 1988-1990; international affairs vice president, Ente Finanziamento Industria Manifatturiera, Rome, 1990-1993; administrator, Finance Invest, Genoa, since 1993. Chairman CIFIN, Genoa, 1984-1990, MEDIOFIDI, Genoa, 1985-1988. Vice chairman ASSOFIR, Ro, 1986-1988.
City manager, commissioner City of Terni, 1995-1997. Chairman Regional Communications Commission, Liguria, since 2001. Member Interant. Society Legal Philosophy, National Society Real Estate Promoters (vice-chairman Aspesi since 2000), Rotary Club Genoa.
Married Franca Piccini, July 25, 1987. Children: Fiorenza, Francesca.