Born in Naples in 1974, I hold degrees in Conservation of Cultural Heritage from the University Suor Orsola Benincasa of Naples and in Classical Archaeology from the University of Basilicata.
A specialist of Roman wall-painting, I was adjunct professor of "Classical Archaeology" at the University Suor Orsola Benincasa of Naples (2009-2010), Visiting Researcher at the University of Tokyo (from 2004 to 2009), German Archaeological Institute fellow (2011) and Fritz Thyssen Stiftung postdoctoral fellow (Förderung italienischer Nachwuchswissenschaftler an deutschen Institutionen in Italien, 2013). From 2004 to 2009 I was Technical Director (SOA OS25, OS2) of the restoration company Euris srl.
I have been member or consultant in numerous international scientific projects and excavations since 1997, most recently serving as scientific director of excavation and restoration projects linked to the Major Project Pompeii. I am currently the Technical Director (SOA OS25, OS2) of the restoration company Omnia Restauri srl.
I’m member of the Venus Pompeiana Project (VPP). It is a collaboration between the University of Missouri-Columbia and Mount Allison University, under the auspices of the Pompeii Archaeological Park, to resume study of the Sanctuary of Venus at Pompeii.
I’m a member of the Executive Board of the INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR ARCHAEOLOGY AND ETHNOLOGY (I.R.I.A.E.)
I’m a member of the archaeological expedition in Japan, directed by IRIAE and supported by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
Scientific director and consultant of Lapis Musem in Naples
I’m codirector of the archaeological excavation of the Tobiotsuka Kofun (Mound tomb) in Japan, the core activity of the Project BE-ARCHAEO Archaeology and Science from the excavation to the restoration of the archaeological find (European H2020 MSCA RISE 2018 ). It is an International Project financed by EU and Japan Foundation, that involves the Okayama University, Turin University, IRIAE, University of Lisboa.
I am the founder of Archeologia a Napoli (Archaeology in Naples) born with the aim of financing independent scientific research in the field of archaeology and cultural heritage, and the editor of the series "Enolibro, pagine da bere" published by Valtrend.