Paolo is a Social scientist with a degree in Contemporary History at the University of Pavia. Founder of the Research Center Territoria specialized in local development and PPP (Private Public Partnership) studies and projects, associated to Advanced Center ASAG of Catholic University in Milan.
Advisor and consultant to private companies and public institutions.
Senior partner of Transparency International Italy, he has specialized in sport integrity issues with special reference to anti-match-fixing policies. In this field he has published academic essays, developed a research on Italian Football Second League, conceived and implemented a Code of Conduct for Sports for the Municipality of Milan, led workshops in international conferences like IACC in Brasilia 2012, contributed to the UNODC Resource Guide for Investigations in match-fixing, coordinated in Italy the UE project “Stop Match-Fixing” in 2013, organized the 2014 Milan EU Seminar “Match-fixing: a key issue for sports integrity” under the Italian Presidency of the European Council.
He is currently managing the pan-European projects “Anti-match-Fixing Formula” (funded by DG HOME and coordinated by Italian Government Office for Sport) and “Anti Match-Fixing Top Training” (funded by EU Erasmus+ and coordinated by Transparency Portugal with Italian NOC as partner).