He graduated in Political Science from the University of Pisa in 1971 and since 1987 has held the position of director of the Ministry of Labour.
"Atypical narrator" as he likes to call, he published Chopin Express – Reportage dalla Polonia (Mauro Baroni Editore, 1997), L’ultima estate di pace (L’Autore Libri Firenze, 1999), Isola Calva e dintorni: lettere dal pianeta giustizia (Edizioni Edimet, 2005), Faccia a faccia con l’ultimo sbirro di Stalin (Edizioni Albatros Il Filo, 2011), Diario di un burocrate per caso (Giovane Holden Edizioni, 2013), Yerevan/Stepanakert – Ai confini dell’ex Impero Sovietico (Edizioni Helicon, 2014), Kaliningrad, Danzica e dintorni - Viaggio sul confine russo-polacco (Edizioni Helicon, 2014), Dante sulle rive della Moscova (Helicon, 2016) and Viaggio in Georgia tra memoria e futuro (Helicon, 2017).
He also won the 2001 "Culture Award", sponsored annually by the Information and Publishing Department of the Presidency of the Council.
In October 2010 he was co-founder of the non-profit association "TELA - Territorio Europa Lavoro" ».
From June 1st, 2013, having completed his working career, he can finally devote himself entirely to his basic interests, among which foreign travel and writing.