He attended the Bocconi University, where he obtained a degree in Business and Economics in 1978. He is a Chartered Accountant, registered with the Albo dei Dottori Commercialisti ed Esperti Contabili of Milan and an Auditor registered with the Registro dei Revisori Legali. He has great experience in the areas of corporate, executive and strategic fields, mergers, acquisitions, private equity operations, joint ventures, national and international taxation, complex real estate transactions.
He offers consultations to Italian and foreign companies for important acquisitions/sales of block of shares, companies and branches.
He has vast experience with religious institutions and Non-Profit organizations to which he offers specific consulting for matters of internal reorganization, reconversions, sales and acquisition of single buildings or special/restricted groups of buildings (convents, schools, hospitals, retirement homes, historical buildings).
He is an expert in tax litigation, particularly regarding ICIand IMU (Italian Municipal taxes on buildings).
From 2005 to 2014 he was the General Secretary of the Istituto Nazionale Revisori Legali(National Institute of External Auditors), taking part in the MEF Commission set up to define the new Auditor Principles and the Code of Ethics.
He holds important offices on Boards of Directors and Boards of Statutory Auditors of many companies (included listed ones), national and multinational groups, foundations and banking institutions.
He collaborates as an independent consultant and CTP (Consulente Tecnico di Parte, Party-appointed expert) with leading international law firms regarding fiscal and company proceedings.
He acts as CTU (Consulente Tecnico d’Ufficio, Court-appointed expert) at the Court of Milan in fiscal, company and company assessment proceedings.
He teaches and speaks at many conventions and training courses about civil and fiscal matters regarding small and medium sized enterprises, non-profit organizations and religious institutions.
He has published many articles in leading economic newspapers, and has participated in many TV programs related to legal and fiscal topics.