Born on 11 November 1949. He has a Degree in Engineering from Politecnico di Milano. He is a Senior Research Fellow at GREEN, where he coordinates the “Renewable Gas Observatory” or “RGO”. Full Professor of Applied Economics. Director of the Bocconi Master in Environmental Economics and Management. Editor of the scientific journal Economia delle fonti di energia e dell'ambiente. He was previously Full Professor of Economics and Management of International Companies at Università di Palermo, and Associate Professor of Energy Economics at Università di Padova and Université des Sciences Sociales de Grenoble. Also Visiting Fellow at SPRU, University of Sussex, Brighton.