He graduated in Italy and then he also studied in the United States and in England. He is Chairman and CEO of Lighthouse Group and Quay Group, based in Bologna, Italy, formed by several companies with their own business, while their core business are offshore marine services. He is involved in basketball since September 2011 as Chairman and then also owner of Trapani Basketball, the Second Division club. He is also Chairman, since December 2014, of the Italian National Basketball League, and the members are all the teams of Division II, III, and IV. He was also elected in October of 2015 as Chairman of the Virtus Bologna Basketball Foundation.