Engineer, MSc degree in Environmental Engineering in 2001 - University of Calabria. In 2003 hired as a civil servant in the public administration of the Calabria Region - Public Works Department, Soil Protection Sector. In charge of flood and hydrogeological risk management and, since 2013, responsible for the regional coast protection. Responsible for several soil and coastal protection works for about 1 billion euros, funded with different programmes mostly with National and European (P.O.R.) resources. Designer and manager of about 15 coastal works for about 50 million euro in Calabria. Since 2015 member of the National Board on Coastal Erosion for the Calabria Region.