Born in Ortona (CH) on 20 September 1972, she graduated in Economics and Business from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan in 1996.
After several stints as a financial analyst with General Electric and Gallo & C. (Mediobanca), she joined Advent International - Private Equity Funds in 1999 as a senior associate. After a brief period as Head of Business Development /M&A for the Humanitas Group, from 2006 to 2012, she held the position of Vice President Investindustrial Advisor S.p.A.
Subsequently, in 2012 she joined Banca Popolare di Milano as Executive Assistant to the Management Board, before moving in 2014 to the Lugano office of Investindustrial Advisor to cover the role of senior vice president. From 2016 to 2018, she served as General Manager of Milan City Council.
Since 2018, she has been advising private equity funds in their investment activities in small-mid cap companies active in the Italian market. She has held board positions in several Italian companies, including listed ones. Starting from May 2021, she has been in charge in Italy of the private equity funds managed by L Catterton Europe.