Central Audit Director

He was born in Cosenza (CS) on 21 May 1968. He is married and has two daughters.

He studied Economics and Business and is a qualified accountant and auditor. In 2008, he completed an executive MBA in General Management at SDA Bocconi and the Politecnico di Milano, while in 2001 he followed an executive programme in “Managing Ethics in Organisation” at Bentley University/Ethics Officer Association in Boston.

Until 1999, he worked as a permanent officer at the 3rd Department of General Command Operations at the Guardia di Finanza. He had previously worked as a researcher at the National Council of Chartered Accountants and coordinated the work of the national research committee on anti-corruption.

In March 1999, he joined KPMG-Legal where, after a few years, he became a general partner and embarked on a key part of his career, performing consultancy work primarily on Model 231 and conducting internal control and risk management system analysis. In 2001, he worked at KPMG LLP in Washington DC as a liaison manager between KLegal Italia and KPMG USA, gaining significant experience in developing and assessing compliance programmes.  

From 2003 to 2013, he worked in the Internal Audit department at Eni SpA, covering various roles to finally become Senior Vice President and the Head of the Internal Control System and of Audit Plans and Methodologies.

Until August 2016, he was Internal Audit Director and Head of Corruption Prevention and Transparency at Rai SpA, while also serving as a member of the Supervisory Board 231, a coordinator of the Group’s Code of Ethics Committee and a member of the Auditing Committee at the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) consisting of the main international broadcasters.

He is currently on the Board of Directors at the Italian Internal Auditors Association (IIA Italian Chapter) and a founding partner of the Italian Transparency and Anti-Corruption Association (AITRA) set up in June 2015.

Since September 2016, he has been responsible for the Central Audit Department at Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane SpA.