He was born in Italy in 1979 and graduated from the University of Padua with a thesis on Photojournalism. As a photojournalist he worked for various Italian photo agencies, principally shooting spot and general news. In 2007 he started working as the photo editor of COLORS, the international quarterly magazine published by Fabrica, the Benetton’s communication research center, assigning more than 100 photographers in 50+ countries. For COLORS, he has often been asked to give lectures in various universities, art schools and festivals around the globe. In May 2013 he co-taught a workshop about photo-editing and storytelling at the Bilder Nordic School of Photography in Oslo. He has also served as a portfolio reviewer in various international photo festivals and as a juror in the PDN Photo Annual 2010, the 2012 Angkor photo workshop, the 2013 Luceo Student Project Award and the 2013 CENTER Project Launch Grant. He’s been nominated picture editor of the year at the Lucie Awards 2011.