Architect & PhD, EU Scientific Director of IEREK international research institute (2015). IR on Urban Design & Regional Planning (2016), Director of Spa.Re.Life International Winter School (2012) and Professional in Urbanism & Architecture designing (1991). He taught Urban Design, Urban & Regional Planning, Sustainable Tourism and Urban Regeneration both in Italy and abroad. He has more than 80 publications in his field of interest. Member of INU Sicilia Board (2015) & Member of SIU Representatives Board (2016).