PhD in Geodynamic, Degree in Geological Sciences. Member of INSPIRE MIG-T and Italian Contact Point Board in EC/JRC; ISPRA INSPIRE Contact Point to EC/JRC; Project manager for ISPRA in the INSPIRE Test Data Model, eENVplus, LIFE+IMAGINE, LINKVIT, where is also WPs leader. He is leader in INSPIRE MIG-T WP5 Validation and conformity testing and Member of IUGS-CGI IWG (GeoSciML) now OGC SWG, Italian responsible of OneGeology-Globaland for ISPRA, ISPRA responsible for IT sector in PanGeo project. He has been co-leader in the WP5 -“Informatics specification, data model, interoperability and standards” of OneGeology-Europe project. He's involved in the implementation of Geoportal of the Geological Survey of Italy. He's author or co-author of more than 70 scientific paper and technical reports.