A retired Italian judge, he is the Head of the Secretariat of the State’s Undersecretaryship for Justice in Italy and member of the Italian Ministry’s Executive Office, Coordination Service for International Affairs. He was the Counsel in charge of the civil service at the Milan Court of Appeals and then, in 2008, he was appointed as President of the Montepulciano Tribunal. He was the President of the Institutions’ Committee for the Development of the Conciliation (CISCON), promoted by the Milan Court of Appeals and other districts’ institutions. He has conducted numerous research activities in Comparative Law at the English and French criminal judicial offices and he has participated in various seminars on ADR at the Federal and State Courts of California. In May of 2007 he acted as a Lecturer in the IV module of the second level Master in “Conflicts’ management and resolution. Legal framework, relational theories and ADR techniques”, at the Law Faculty of Roma Tre University (Italy), and he was a trainer for many other ADR courses. He is the author of various ADR publications.