Born in Milano, 24.11.1962, he graduated his Master of Science, cum laude, in Management Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, in 1986. Since 1994 he is Full professor of Business Economics and Organization at Politecnico di Milano, where he served as Rector from 2010 to 2016. He is President of Arexpo SpA - the public owned company in charge of developing the 1 million square metres area where , the 2015 world exhibition took place – and member of the Board of Poste Italiane SpA – the 33 billions € turnover National mail delivery company.
Master of Science: Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.
His research interests are in the field of performance management and corporate strategy, with a focus on issues related to sustainability.