Graduated in Chemical Engineering at the Cagliari University in 1972 and Officer Instructor in the Italian Army Corps of Engineers; he joined the Chemical Company Rumianca (SIR Group) in Cagliari in 1974 as technical and production director and became Deputy Director of the whole factory in 1988. In this period he has also started up and managed three chlorine production plants of different technologies (Mercury, Diaphragm and Membrane). In 1988 he was engaged by Enichem for the position of Chlorine Division Technical Director to manage all the technical and production activities of polyurethanes and chlorine in Italy and abroad. In 2000 he joined Gruppo De Nora as Research & Development Managing Director until 2007. From 2007 until today he has been managing the Foundation’s activities as a member of Board.