Born in Milano, following his degree in Yacht Design from Southampton Solent Univeristy, he gained experience working on several projects dealing with racing yacht management on behalf of sponsors and private owners. In 2017 he won a merit-based scholarship to attend a master course in Sport Business Management. Consequently, he worked in GroupM, the leading global media investment management company part of WPP plc. He was appointed to implement sports & entertainment related partnerships in WPP’s client’s communication strategies.
This is his first America’s Cup.