Has 25 years of experience in leadership roles in governments, science parks and life sciences industries, in economic development, innovation management and investment attraction. Today is Chief Executive of Health Industries SA, economic development agency of the Government of South Australia (Adelaide). Previous roles included: Executive Director of DuBiotech (Government of the UAE), CEO of San Raffaele Biomedical Science Park (Milan), Managing director of Technogym and Centuria Science Park (Italy). Beside his managerial roles he served as member of World Economic Forum ‘Healthy Living’ leadership board, President of International Association of Science Parks, board member or chairman in economic development organisations, high tech companies and science parks.