Daniele is a senior adviser working on issues related to industrial and SME policies. In this role, he deals with BusinessEurope work on industrial strategy and on the development of a pro-SME EU agenda as well as on entrepreneurship. Prior to this, Daniele was senior adviser to the President and to the Director General of BusinessEurope, advising and assisting them in their tasks and coordinating the preparation of speeches, briefings and relevant political dossiers with the staff. Before joining BusinessEurope, Daniele worked as a trade adviser at the delegation of Confindustria to the EU. He also had professional experience at the European Commission (DG GROW) and at the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. Daniele graduated cum laude in political science, international relations and diplomacy (Genoa) and holds a MA in European interdisciplinary studies from the College of Europe (Warsaw). He is fluent in English and French and intermediate in Spanish, in addition to his mother tongue Italian.