He was born in Isola della Scala (VR) in 1966. In 1990 he was awarded a degree in Law at the Bologna University and defended a thesis on International Commercial Law drawn up during a one-year scholarship in the U.S. (New York City). After a five-year experience with the Legal and Litigation Department of a major credit institution in Verona, since 1996 he has been practicing as an attorney-at-law providing legal advice to businesses in the areas of banking law, commercial law, insolvency law, contracts and credit protection. He entered the roll of Defense Counsels with the Court of Cassation and other higher court jurisdictions. Language fluency: English.