MEng degree in Civil Engineering in 1982 – University “La Sapienza” Rome. After 10 years of private practice, hired as a civil servant in the public administration of the Region Lazio. In charge of water supply management, flood risk management and, since 1997, responsible for the regional coast protection. Designer and director of about 25 coastal works for about 100 million euros. Project leader and partner of more than 10 European projects concerning coastal zone management. From 2015 to 2016 member of the National Board on Coastal Erosion. Since 2019 private consultant.