Degree in Physics, University Genova, Genoa, 1973.
Researcher Carbon Italiana, Milan, 1973-1974. Assistant professor physics University Trento, Italy, 1974-1976, professor spectroscopy Italy, 1977-1978. Researcher Ansaldo Componenti, Genoa, 1978-1984.
Chief magnet research Ansaldo ABB, 1984-1989. Chief department superconducting magnets Ansaldo Energia, 1989-2001. Chief technical department Ansaldo Superconduttori, 2001—2006.
Company director Conectus, Oxford, England, 1995-2002, since 2004. Director Conectus, 2002-2004, Party of the Democratic Revolution Genoa, since 2003. External professor University Genoa, 1994-1999.
International advisory board, EVCAS, CSAS, EPAC, since 2002. Board member Columbus Superconductors, Genoa, since 2006.
Married Daniela Carraro, December 22, 1973. Children: Amanda, Riccardo.