A graduate in Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan with a specialisation in Corporate & International Finance, he has a long career in the ‘Food & Ingredients’ industry, starting at Unilever and very soon becoming Director of Operations in Milan. He then moved to Mexico as Managing Director of AkzoNobel’s (chemical industry) Latin America division. In 2010, he worked with Morgan Stanley on a $1.5 billion acquisition in World Food. Later, he became Senior Vice President Global Customer at Bunge Ltd, a multinational agribusiness, with P&L responsibility for global business customer management (Oils and Milling). Since 2021, he has been a Business Angel and advisor for international M&A in the agribusiness sector, and co-founded 42NYC, to lead start-ups and innovative European companies expanding in the Americas.