Senator, elected in the constituency of Africa, Asia, Oceania.
Parliamentary Group: Partito Democratico.
Component of the Committees: Finance and Treasury; Industry, Commerce and Tourism; Committee for issues of Italians abroad.
Accountant, professor of Management Control at the University of Technology, Sydney (Senior Lecturer).
Promoter of the Italian Community Committee for the Social Security Agreement between Italy and Australia.
He was part of the Ethnic Liaison Committee, an advisory committee organized by the Australian Minister for Social Security. He was the founder and first coordinator of the Sydney CAS (Coordination of Sicilian Associations) and Component of the Italian Community Consultative Committee of the Australian Federal Government.