Born in Catanzaro on 3 February 1951.
Appointed Director of Leonardo S.p.a. by the Shareholders' Meeting of 20 May 2020.
Graduated with honors in Law from the University of Rome "La Sapienza", he is a lawyer and founder partner of BDL Law Firm.
He holds the chair of Commercial Law at the University of Perugia and is Head of the Antitrust Section of the Master in Business Law at the LUISS University of Rome.
He has served as an expert in Commercial Law at MIBACT and has participated in the formation of the regulations for the implementation of Law no. 4/1993 (Ronchey Law) and is a member of the consulting group provided for by the relevant Regulations.
He chaired the special Commission for Telecommunications at the PT Ministry drafting conventions and reports for the GSM mobile radio service concession (1994).
He was Consultant to the "Parliamentary Inquiry Commission on the Banking and Financial System" (2017-2018). He was Chairman of the Supervisory Bodies pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 231/2001 of Amissima Holding S.r.l., Amissima Vita S.p.A. and Amissima Assicurazioni S.p.A. and member of the Supervisory Body of Leonardo Global Solutions S.p.A. He was a director of InvestiRE SGR S.p.A. and is currently a board member of Ferrarelle S.p.A.