He is professor of Economy of Development and International Cooperation; He is either delegate of the University Rector for the same area and also for Public Economy at Bergamo University. He was the director of Specialised MBA in international economics and management of university from 2000-2004. On the subsequent 10-years he was the General Director of the Regional Institute of Research of Lombardy and then General Director of Eupolis Institute of Lombardy. He was coordinator of international Projects for institutions like IDB, NATO, UNIDO.
He his member of board of director and scientific committees of academic journals and foundations, and published several papers and books on issues related to economic development, he is also Director of Foundation for Subsidiarity.