Following a brilliant career as a commissioned officer in the Guardia di Finanza with command responsibilities at the Bergamo, Catania, Portoferraio, Fano and Ancona units, he was a management level executive at CONSOB, where he gained significant expertise in auditing and supervising financial intermediaries (banks, investment firms, stockbrokers, etc.), especially in managing and coordinating audits to verify compliance and integrity of corporate management, as well as investigations and enquiries into alleged insider trading offences.
Since 2000, he has been providing regulatory and organisational consultancy services to financial intermediaries and undertaking numerous assignments on behalf of the Judicial and Supervisory Authorities, as well as financial intermediaries. These include: Technical Adviser to the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Milan, Rome, Brescia, Pesaro and Reggio Calabria, in relation to investigations aimed at ascertaining possible financial and corporate crimes involving corporate officers of banks and corporations, including, Bipop-Carire, Banca Popolare dell’Adriatico and Mariella Burani Fashion Group.
Assignments conferred by the Bank of Italy and CONSOB include: Offical Receiver responsible for managing the assets and insolvency of Dario Bartolini, Offical Receiver of Bregliano Sim S.p.A, Member of the Supervisory Committee of San Giovanni Sim S.p.A. in Compulsory Liquidation, Member of the Supervisory Committee of Ecusim S.p.A. in Compulsory Liquidation, Member of the Supervisory Committee of Banca Popolare di Valle d’Itria e Magna Grecia S.p.A. in Compulsory Liquidation, Chairman of the Supervisory Committee of the Italian Branch of Europeenne de Gestion Privé S.A. in Compulsory Liquidation.
Appointments with intermediaries include: Member of the Advisory Committee of Pirelli Real Estate SGR S.p.A.’s Tecla Fund, Member of the General Council of Fondazione Bancaria Cassa di Risparmio di Calabria e di Lucania, Vice-Chairman (independent director) of Alto Adige Banca S.p.A., Member of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Scania Finance Italy S.p.A., Member of the Board of Statutory Auditors of GMAC Italia S.p.A., Member of the Board of Statutory Auditors of the Organisation responsible for maintaining the Italian Register of Financial Advisors – APF, Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of SCM Sim S.p.A, Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Schroders Italy Sim S.p.A., Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Imprebanca S.p.A. and Member of the Supervisory Board of Fercredit (Ferrovie dello Stato Group).