Senior Full Professor of Physical Chemistry & Lecturer of Sustainable & Efficient Energy at Dept. of Excellence Biotechnology, Chemistry & Pharmacy, Univ. of Siena, Italy; Deputy Rector for Energy.
Since 2013 Italian Permanent Representative in Energy Committee of HORIZON 2020 and MIUR Delegate for the SET Plan. Since 2017 appointed by Ministry of Research in the Mission Innovation Inter-Ministry Task Force. Scientific Advisor of Italian Presidency of Minister Council (2007-08). Advisor for Energy of MIUR Ministry at G7 Berlin (October 2015) , Kyoto, (April 2016) and Torino, (Sept.2017). Member of Technical Table of Presidency of Minister Council on "De-carbonization of Italian Economy". Since October 2017 Member of ENEA National CTS.