Graduated in Foreign Languages from University of Pavia, and professional master in Management of EU fund from SDA Bocconi. He has been working for years in EU projects design, management, and evaluation, financial reporting and administration (INTERREG, STRUCTURAL FUNDS, FP7, H2020), with specific expertise in the set-up and coordination of training and master courses at university level. He’s been employed in the R&D division of the University of Palermo as a reference person for technical assistance to FP7, and Structural Funds funded projects. He builts strong expertise in research management in the university’s environment. Since 2015 he is managing, a Living Lab dedicated to innovation in the Textile & Clothing sector.