General Affairs and Compliance Directorate
Since February 2018 he has been Director of General Affairs and Compliance at Ugo Bordoni Foundation.
Born in Como on 12 July 1963, married with two children. He graduated with honours in Law at the State University of Milan in 1988, and received his Masters in “Higher European Legal Studies” at the Collège d’Europe in Bruges (Belgium), in 1989.
For over twenty-five years he has worked between Brussels and Rome, in the field of electronic communications networks and services, holding positions at the European institutions (Commission and Parliament) and in private companies. He has a thorough knowledge, both qualitative and quantitative, of the electronic communications market and its players. He has extensive experience in public and private policies and investment strategies related to the electronic communications market.
From 2009 to 2017 he was Director of the Supervisory Board (SB) on Equivalence of Access to the Telecom Italia Network (http://organodivigilanza.telecomitalia.it), appointed with the approval of the Italian Authority for Communications. He served as chief editor of the acts and decisions of the SB, ensuring their strict compliance with regulation and legislation. He oversaw the implementation of SB objectives and work program, and managed its annual budget. He coordinated and supervised the activities, administration and personnel policies. He represented the SB in front of the regulatory, privacy and antitrust authorities and in front of the European institutions.
In Telecom Italia S.p.A., he previously held the positions of: Vice President for Public Affairs and Head of “Regulation and Legislation” and “Relations with consumer associations” departments (2003-2009); Head of the “Competition” department with tasks of analysing antitrust impact of commercial offers, concentrations and agreements (1999-2003); and Head of the “Institutional Relations with the European Union” department in Brussels (1992-1999).
From 1989 to 1992 he was a consultant to the European Commission, with tasks of processing and legal reviewing of EU directives on the safety of industrial goods and protection of consumers.
He is currently a contract professor of International Trade Law at the University of Bologna. In the past he held lectures on Regulatory Framework of Electronic Networks and Services and Consumer Law and Protection at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Catania. He has numerous publications, in Italian and French, on consumer rights and protection, as well as on regulation of electronic communications networks and services.
He speaks and writes fluently in French and English.