Architect, PhD in urban & territorial planning, associate professor in Urban Planning, Department of Architecture, Polytechnics School at the ‘Università degli Studi di Palermo’ (Italy). He collaborates in charge of the Department of Architecture to several EU projects and regarding scientific cooperation co-financed by the Structural Funds of EU with local & regional authorities, in the place based policies into spatial planning practices. He’s representing the Architecture Department of University of Palermo of the Territorial Living Labs in Sicily for Social Innovation.