Born in Cagliari, Italy, Francesco has a degree in Administration Finance and Marketing with an international focus. At the age of 18 he joined the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team, where he had the opportunity to increase his skills in international contexts. Always a great sports fan, he participated with the Italian team in the 2021 edition of the Cup. The 2024 one will be his second America's Cup campaign. He practices Muay Thai at a competitive level and Grappling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at an amateur level.