Mechanical Engineer by training, he started as research engineer at IFP (Institut Français du Pétrole) working on the development of Internal Combustion Engines fed with alternative fuels.
He joined later on the FIAT Research Centre where he was in charge of the development of Natural Gas engine technologies for passenger cars and heavy duty applications.
During these years, he took different positions dealing with the R&D programs addressing the engine technologies development and the use of Alternative Fuels, being involved in several EU funded projects.
Since 2013 he was responsible of the Collaboration & Strategic Programs area within R&T (Research & Technologies) division of FCA Powertrain Engineering for the coordination of the collaborative programme actions for the EMEA Region, with the aim to develop public funding operations in the domain of the pre-competitive research.
Since several years, he is member of the Expert Group on Fuels & Energy as well as on Powertrain within the EUCAR association and CRF representative in the Energy & Environment Working Group within ERTRAC association.
Starting from March 2017 he has been appointed new Secretary General at NGVA Europe in Brussels.