Born in Siena, 1972 – Nazionality: Italian, married
University of Florence, Degree in Economy
Specialization Courses in France and Great Britain.
Languages: Italian (mother tongue), English, Spanish, French.
President of the Istituto per l'Arte e il Restauro
CEO of the Association Palazzo Spinelli per l'Arte e il Restauro
Co-ordinator of the Master in Management Beni Culturali of Palazzo Spinelli
Teacher of Law and Economy at Istituto Internazionale di Scienze Turistiche
Visiting Professor at University of Florence and at University of Calabrie (Faculty of Tourism)
Visiting Professor at University of Calabrie (Faculty of Conservation)
Professor at University of Malta in the Master of Management of Cultural Heritage
Member of the Scientific Committee at University of Dubrovnik (Croatia)
Professional Experience in Italy
From 1995 to 1999 various collaborations with cultural and vocational institutions.
From 2000 to 2002 Istituto per l'Arte e il Restauro, Cultural Relationships Office.
In 2001 he was appointed Vice-Director and Delegate for International Relationships.
Member of the Team Europrogettazione e Management Beni Culturali.
Co-ordinator of the various meetings for the creation of schools, projects and laboratories in many countries as for example: Croatia, Cuba, Greece, Malta, Czech Republic, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, USA.
In 2002 he is the co-ordinator of the Cultural Relationships of the Consorzio SIR Sistema Italia Restauro.
In 2003 he was appointed Vice-Director of Palazzo Spinelli and Delegate for International Development Strategies.
In 2005 he was appointed CEO of Palazzo Spinelli.
From 2007 he is the co-ordinator of the projects of evaluation and promotion of Ischia di Castro and Tolfa.
In 2008 he is Deputy President of Istituto per l'Arte e il Restauro.
Professional Experience abroad
From 2000 - present: participations as export to various missions organised by ICE and Italian Foreign Affaire Minister to promote Italian image in the sector of Conservation and Restoration in: Argentina, Egypt, Japan, Lybia, Malta, Morocco, Poland, Tunisia, Turkey and USA. In these countries he hold conferences on:
- Florence, capital of restoration
- Argos (Art and Restoration Glossary Operative System)
- Plaster, an International Glossary
- Culture 2000, Eumedis and other European cultural programmes
- Art on art, a travelling exhibition on the main techniques of restoration of paintings.
- The cultural and vocational training in Europe.
- Tourism and Cultural Heritage in the Mediterranean Area.
In 2001 he hold a cycle of conferences as visiting professor at the Department of History of Art of Lenoir-Rhyne University di Hickory, North Carolina.
In the context of the Cultural and Scientific italiane, he was for a series of missions in Albania (Project ARIAL 2006-2007), in Argentina (archaeological mission Santa Catalina 2000), in Brasile (Courses for Italian citizens 2003), in Cina (Shangai 2007), a Cuba (Project Ecopolis 2002), in Estonia (Elia 2007), in Japan (Italia-Giappone 2001), in Germany (Reseltam 2008), in Libia (Plan of Tourism and Cultural Heritage Evaluation 2002), in Turkey (exchange of universitary professors 2005).
List of the countries objects of cultural and humanitary missions (updated to 30 May 2009)
Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bielorussia, Brazil, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Japan, Jordan, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Kenya, Libya, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Morocco, Mexico, Norway, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Russia, San Marino Republic, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Hungary, Uruguay, USA.
Artis, un progetto europeo per Cultura 2000
Beni Culturali e Finanziamenti Comunitari (46 progetti di valorizzazione turistica).