Architect and Qualified Energy Expert accredited with SACERT. Independent professional he is currently working as a consultant on some LEED projects in Italy.
He has been co-founding member of the GBC Italia Lazio Chapter and since July 2011 He is also the chairman and Member of the Steering Committee.
He is President of “Innovative Sustainable Design” (SID), a no-profit Association active in promoting an holistic approach in architectural design. SID is a Member of GBC Italia.
Riccardo has been Technical Advisor for major Associations of Stakeholders and Research Agencies in the building industry: ANCE (Italian Association of Construction Constractors), Atecap (Italian Ready Mixed Concrete Association), with specific responsibilities in projects of research, education and innovation.
He has published essays, articles and reports on issues of socio-economic and strategic policy relating to his areas of expertise. Among the others: “Gli edifici viventi. Per una nuova architettura" (The living buildings. For a new architecture), “Efficienza energetica: una opportunità per il settore delle costruzioni” (Energy Efficiency: an opportunity for the construction Sector), “La gestione della complessità del costruire, il quadro di riferimento formativo per l’industria delle costruzioni” (Management of complexity of building construction: the educational framework for the construction industry), “Una Società basata sulla conoscenza: una sfida, una opportunità” (A knowledge-based Society: a challenge and an opportunity.