An experienced diplomat, a former ambassador of Italy to Sudan, head of the Horn of Africa Division at the MFA in Rome.

He holds a PhD in Political Sciences and since 2014 had been an academic teacher in Intercultural Diplomacy (UNINT Rome), with a documented history of working in international relations, political sciences, higher education and communication industry. Skilled in Foreign Affairs, Politics, Policy Analysis, Media and Communication, Leadership and Public Speaking. 

Harvard Kennedy School (public leadership) and Geneve Center for Security Policy (radicalism, violent extremism) alumnus.

Visiting Professor at El Nilein University (Sudan).