1986 - Degree in Foreign Languages and Economics - University of Metz - France.
1988 - Post Graduate Diploma in Foreign Languages and Economics University of Pantheon Sorbonne Paris.
Joined d'Amico Societa di Navigazione in 1989 as commercial assistant in the Containership Department.
Moved to Tanker Department of d'Amico Group in Rome as assistant in 1995.
Passed the Shipbroker Diploma at the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Rome in 1997.
Join the Tanker Chartering Department of d'Amico Monaco office in 1995 - in charge of chartering the MR's and Handysize vessels employed on the spot market worldwide and of short terms Time Charters.
Tankers Operations Manager since 2000 - Supervising all d'Amico Tanker Commercial Operations and post Fixtures teams in Singapore/London/Dublin and Stamford (USA).
Involved in d'Amico Group ISO Certification process, more specifically in charge of Commercial operations procedures for vessels and shore, including participation to company audits from third parties.