Born in Florence in 1936, he is a doctor and university lecturer in internal medicine. He has devoted his career to the performance and development of intensive care in cultural, regulatory and operational terms. The Emergency and Intensive Care Units operating in all the hospitals are the result of this commitment.
After retiring he was appointed by the Tuscan Regional Authority as Director of the permanent monitoring centre for Emergency and Intensive Care in all hospitals and throughout the territory. He has been a member of the Ente CRF since 1998 and a member of the Steering Committee since 2009.