Honorary General Secretary of ANPEQ
c/o DIN - University of Bologna
Via dei Colli 16
40136 BOLOGNA - Italy
Tel. +390512087716 - Fax. +390512087747
Graduated in Nuclear Engineering and passed the Professional Engineer qualification exam in 1968, registered in the national roll of Qualified Experts (Radiation Protection Experts) with the 3rd degree (highest) since inception of the roll in 1972. Founding member of the National Professional Association of Qualified Experts in radiological protection (ANPEQ), General Secretary and legal representative thereof since foundation on January 31st, 1979 until when, on March 24th, 2011, he resigned and was appointed Honorary General Secretary for life.
Since the first edition in 1994 to date, he has been continuously Director of the Italian Radiation Protection FORUM, jointly organized by ANPEQ and the autonomous province of Bolzano (Italy), under the auspices of ISPESL (Institute Superior for Workers Prevention and Safety - Health Ministry) and the Div. VI-General Directorate for the protection of working conditions, of the Labour Ministry.
Former Director of the training school on “Magnetic Resonance: physical surveillance, safety and quality”, organized by ISPESL, Ministry of Health and ANPEQ; present Director of the Preparatory School for the Accreditation of Qualified Experts in radiological protection and of the scientific journal “Notiziario di Radioprotezione dell'Esperto qualificato”.
Has been a panel member for the board of professional engineers of Bologna (Italy) from 1972 to 1975, and from 1978 to 1984 has been Director of the Health Physics Service of the Montecuccolino Nuclear Center run by C.N.E.N. (Nuclear Energy National Italian Committee, now ENEA), University of Bologna and AGIP-Nucleare and where three research nuclear reactors operated.
Qualified Expert and radiation protection Consultant of the Management for the Bologna branch of ENEA from 1984 to 1991, he was appointed National Supervisor of the Qualified Experts of all ENEA Centers from 1991 to 1996.
After leaving ENEA he became Supervisor of the Qualified Experts of all INAIL Centers in Italy, from 1997 to 1999.
Effective member of the national committee for the accreditation of Qualified Experts from 1990 to 1997, appointed with two decrees of the Labour Minister.
Has taught in the 2nd level Master in “Design and management of advanced nuclear systems” organized by the Department of Energy, Nuclear and Environmental Control Engineering of the University of Bologna, and in the 2nd level Master in “Nuclear and ionizing radiation technologies” organized by the Institute of Advanced Studies of the University of Pavia (Italy); he has been contract professor of “Introduction to physical surveillance for radiation protection” for the School of Engineering of the University of Bologna. He was also contract professor for the University of Bologna from 1986 to 1996, and of the Special School of Health Physics of the University of Parma from 1986 to 2002.
He is the National Contact Point of the EUTERP Group of the European Union, aimed at the harmonization of competencies and modes of accreditation of Qualified Experts (Radiation Protection Experts) in the EU.
Member of IRPA Working Group aimed at the harmonization of competencies and modes of accreditation of Radiation Protection Experts all over the word.
Qualified Expert for cosmic radiations for the Airlines of ALITALIA Group since 2001, has authored approximately 100 publications in the field of protection from ionizing radiation and that of cosmic radiation.