He graduated from the University of Padua in 1974 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. From 1974 to 1986, he worked for textile, mechanical and lumber companies of the Vicenza province. From 1986 to 2010, he was the head of the Mechanical Technology department at the Technical College “A. Rossi” of Vicenza. Since 1986, he has been a Patent Advisor for Studio Bonini Srl.