Employments

13 May 1999: appointed Corresponding Member of the Class of Legal and Economic Sciences of the Academy of Sciences, Ferrara branch, by decree of the Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities.

2000-2003: Director of IntesaBci Bank Ireland Ltd, Dublin, a bank belonging to the Intesa San Paolo Banking Group.

2001-2005: Vice President AICE (Italian Association of Economic Engineering). The Association’s main statutory aim is the development of Economic Engineering in all its characteristic contents.

2002-2004: Board member of Tangenziali Esterne di Milano S.p.A., Milan. The company’s purpose is the construction and management of Milan’s external ring roads.

2004-2008: Chairman of Magic S.p.A., Parma, a company producing animal feed.

2004-2009: Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Centro Studi Grande Milano. The Centro Studi Grande Milano is an association founded in 1998 by representatives from the worlds of culture, economics, science, solidarity and the liberal professions with the aim of promoting and disseminating the idea and values of a larger Milan, a modern metropolis, comparable with the various European and international metropolitan areas.

2009-2011: Member of the Scientific Committee of Medidea (Medidea.Review), a quarterly socio-political, economic and cultural magazine, published by the foundation chaired by the President of the Anti-Mafia Commission Giuseppe Pisanu, dedicated to the Mediterranean and Southern Italy.

2009-2012: Chairman of Interphoton S.r.l., Bologna, a company that has built 5 MW of photovoltaic plants in Puglia through the following companies of which he was Chairman: Seaf Uno S.r.l., Seaf Due S.r.l., Seaf Quattro S.r.l. Seaf Cinque S.r.l. all based in Coriano (RN).

2009-2013: Chairman of Interenergia S.p.A., Bologna, a company that has built 9 MW of photovoltaic plants in the Marche region through the following companies of which he was Chairman: Interenergia Quattro S.r.l., Fano Solar 1 S.r.l., Fano Solar 2 S.r.l., Notaresco Solar S.r.l. Sant’Omero Solar S.r.l. all based in Bologna.

2009-2013: Chairman of Bioenergy Parks S.p.A., Bondeno (FE), a company that has built 4 MW of energy production plants from agricultural biomass in Bondeno.

2010: Independent Board Member of K.R. Energy S.p.A., Milan, a company listed on the Milan Stock Exchange. K.R. Energy is a company focused on the renewable energy sector and in particular on the construction and management of photovoltaic plants.

2010-2012: President of Intersolar Piemonte S.r.l., Bologna, a company that has built 4 MW of photovoltaic plants in the province of Cuneo.

2010-2012: Sole Director of Solar Energy Parks S.r.l., Voghiera (FE), a company that has built 1.5 MW of photovoltaic plants in the Marche region.

2010-2012: Chairman of Interpolo Energia Holding S.p.A., Offida (AP), a company that built 4 MW of photovoltaic plants in the province of Ascoli Piceno through the company Interpoloenergia Uno S.r.l., of which he was Chairman.

2010-2013: President of Interlux S.r.l., Bologna, a company that has built 3.5 MW of photovoltaic plants in Basilicata.

2010-2013: President of Agrisolar S.r.l., Bologna, a company that has built 3.5 MW of photovoltaic plants in Basilicata.

2010-2013: Chairman, then Sole Director of Intersolar S.r.l., Bologna, a company that has built 8 MW of photovoltaic plants in the province of Ravenna.

2010-2013: Chairman and then Deputy Chairman of Ichnusa Gas S.r.l., Bologna, a company that holds the concession for the construction and management of 11 gas distribution networks in Sardinia.

2012-2013: Independent Board Member of Meridie S.p.A., Naples, a company listed on the Milan Stock Exchange. Meridie is an investment company dedicated to small and medium-sized enterprises in southern Italy. Among its main investments are Atitech S.p.A., a company formerly part of the Alitalia group, which operates in the short/medium haul aircraft maintenance sector and Medsolar S.p.A., a photovoltaic panel production company.

2012-2013: Sole Director of General Contractor Energie Rinnovabili S.r.l., Bologna, a company dedicated to the construction of turnkey photovoltaic systems for third parties.

2013: Sole Director of Energie Rinnovabili S.r.l., Bologna, holding company in the renewable energy sector.

2015-2020: Managing Director of Swiss Merchant Corporation S.A., Lugano, a financial advisory firm specialising in extraordinary corporate transactions, as well as in advising on the search for debt capital (from banks or other sources). The company also acts as advisor to international closed-end funds specialising in the acquisition of equity investments in unlisted companies.

2016: Member of the Board of Directors of Cassa di Risparmio di Cesena S.p.A. and member of its Executive Committee.

2019: Board Member of Ecoplasteam S.p.A., an innovative company for the recycling of Tetra Pak, which through technology, development, sustainability implements processes to end the waste of polycouples, generating a material, coming from the recycling of plastic.

Since September 2020, he is Managing Director of Artisa Finanz AG, a Swiss financial advisory company belonging to the Artisa AG Group, a leading Swiss real estate development company with a pan-European presence.