High School Diploma (classical studies), Collegio Argento, Lecce (1963); Master’s Degree in Civil and Transport Engineering, University of Bari (1970)
Self-employed professional engineer (since 1970); Owner of an engineering company in the road infrastructure sector; President, Automobile Club of Lecce (1990- 2012); Board Member, ANAS (1992-1994); Member of the Executive Committee and Vice President, CSAI - Italian Motor Sporting Commission (1993-2009); Member of the General Council, ACI (1994-2012); President, ACI Consult SPA (1995-2017); Member of the Executive Committee, ACI (1998- 2012); President, CSAI - Italian Motor Sporting Commission (2009-2013); Vice President, Automobile Club d’Italia (2011-2012); President, Automobile Club d’Italia (since 2012); Member of the General Council, CONI - Italian National Olympic Committee (since April 2012); President, ACI Informatica (since 2014); President, SARA Vita (since 2016); President, SARA Assicurazioni (since 2018)
FIA MAIN POSITIONS: Member of the Circuit Commission (1998-2016); Deputy Member of the World Motor Sport Council (2009-2012); Member of the World Motor Sport Council (since 2013); Member of the Founding Members’ Club (since 2012); President of the Founding Members’ Club (2014- 2016); Member of the Senate (2014- 2017); Vice President for Sport (since 2017)
TITLES AND HONOURS
Paul Harris Fellow of the International Rotary Club (1987 and 2012); “Bronze star” for sporting merit awarded by CONI, Italian National Olympic Committee (1996); “Gold star” for sporting merit awarded by CONI (2010); Barocco Award (2012); Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (2014)
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