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Italian businessman, entrepreneur, University Professor and author, he is one of the leading Italian experts on territorial marketing, FDI and internationalization
He is Founder, President and C.E.O. of EFG Consulting, a consulting company focused on FDI attraction and internationalization processes, marketing, public and institutional relations. He is author of the best seller “Emirati: nulla è impossibile. Guida al nuovo centro mondiale del business” published in January 2021 by Mondadori, the largest Italian publisher. The book has been translated in English: “UAE: nothing is impossible. Guide to the new world business center” and published in the UAE by the Sharjah based publisher Austin Macauley. He also sits in the Board of Directors of several companies and since December 1st, 2022, he is First Advisor to the President of the Italian Senate.
Since June 2021 he is Deputy Chairman at Confindustria Cisambiente, the Industral Association that gathers together all the companies working in the environmental protection business in Italy; he is also the President of International Affairs Department for the same.
Since November 2017 he is the President of the Board of Directors of Greenthesis SPA (he has been sitting in the same Board since May 2017), that is the largest private company in Italy in environmental business. The company is listed at Milan Stock Exchange.
Since May 2010 he is Professor in Cultural Tourism and Territorial Marketing at the department of Economy and Business of the Catholic University of Milan. He is also visiting Professor at CARINT master’s degree, a course in Corporate Advisory, Finance and Intercultural resources. He sat in several Board of Directors, from Insurances brokers, to banks, to renewable energies, just to mention few.
He also held several public commitments as Former Minister of Lombardy Region for Tourism, Commerce, Services and Territorial Marketing, Councilor for the Defense Minister of the National Government and member of the National Committee for the Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy and previously Minister of the Municipality of Milan on Large Scale Events, Urban Marketing, the Trade Fair, Fashion, Tourism and International Relations.
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