In 1994, he graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Lausanne Polytechnic and then studied for a Masters in Automobile Engineering at the DIEF, (the Enzo Ferrari engineering department) at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
In 1995, he joined Scuderia Ferrari as an engine engineer on the test team.
From 1997 to 2003 he was an engineer in the Formula 1 race team, during the very successful Schumacher era, when Luca di Montezemolo was President and Jean Todt was Team Principal.
In 2004, he was appointed as head of the trackside Engine Department for the race team and then from 2007, he was in charge of Power Unit operations.
He was appointed deputy head of the Engine and Electronics department in 2013 and went on to be Chief Operating Officer for the Power Unit.
On 27 July 2016, he took on the role of Chief Technical Officer of Scuderia Ferrari.
Since 7 January 2019, he took on the role of Managing Director of the Gestione Sportiva and Scuderia Ferrari Team Principal.