Degree in law.
Attorney in administrative law. Chairman Desenzano City Council, Italy, 1998—2002. Councillor Brescia Province, Italy, since 2002, agricultural assessor Italy, since 2004.
Member of Parliament, Lombardy II Chamber of Deputies, Italy, since 2006. Minister education, university and science research Government Italy, since 2008. Political party member Forza Italia, since 1994, regional coordinator, Lombardy, since 2005.