He is a Senior Research Fellow at GREEN (Centre for Geography, Resources, Environment, Energy and Networks) at Bocconi University, where he coordinates the “Green Economy Observatory” and the "Smart City Observatory" and teaches “Carbon Markets and Carbon Management”. Scientific coordinator of three Horizon 2020 projects: "Urban Green Up", "Match Up" and "Padova Fit". Member of the Management Committee of the COST Action "Inogov - Innovations in Climate Governance: Sources, Patterns and Effects" and Supplent Member of the Management Committee of COST Action “Implementing Nature-Based Solutions for Creating a Resourceful Circular City”. He is member of the Thematic Group on Goal 11 (Cities) of UN - SDSN. His main research area is related to sustainable policy at the urban level (environment, energy, mobility, climate). He has served as Milan City Councilor for Mobility, Transport and Environment, Administrator of the Agency for the Protection of the Environment of Lombardy Region, Vice President of FEDARENE (European Federation of Regional Energy and Environment Agency), and Vice President of Italian Agenda 21 Coordination association.