Born in Rome, on October 17, 1941. He graduated in political sciences from the University Of Rome in 1964.
September 1965 - March 1969: Ministry For Foreign Affairs, Rome.
April 1969 - March 1973: Permanent Representation of Italy to the European Communities, Brussels
March 1973 - June 1975: Consul in Durban
July 1975 - January 1977: Deputy Head of Cabinet - European Commission, Brussels
February 1977 - August 1981: Directorate - General for Economic Affairs, Rome.
August 1981 - September 1984: Italian Embassy in Mogadiscio.
September 1984 - May 1988: Permanent Representation of Italy to the European Communities, Brussels.
May 1988: Directorate-General For Economic Affairs, Rome.
September 1993: Director-General for Economic Affairs.
September 1996: Diplomatic Counselor to the Prime Minister.
Married with two children.