Cooperates with Gruppo CLAS since 1998. Carries out research and consultancy activities on themes related to economic development and programming of European Funds. He has gained an extensive experience in the evaluation and technical assistance to the programming and implementation of programmes, especially those co-financed by European Funds (Cohesion and Rural Development). He has coordinated many projects and focused on themes related to innovation and financial tools in the agricultural sector and on monitoring systems to support programming.
Cooperates with CERTeT (Centre for Research on Regional Economics, Transport and Tourism) at Bocconi University. In 2006 and 2007 he has been coordinator of the course “Evaluating development projects and programmes – evaluation as a tool to improve the quality of public policies” at Bocconi University’s “ Scuola di Direzione Aziendale – SDA” (Firm Management School).