University Degree in Civil Structural Engineering, Politecnico di Milano
Master in Business Administration, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milano
Michele was Construction Director of Hines in Italy from 2005 to 2015 with full responsibility of the construction activities of the Group projects in Italy. In particular he was coordinating the construction activities of the large Porta Nuova Garibaldi, Varesine, and Isola projects in Milan working together with famous and reputed architects like Cesar Pelli, Bernardo Brescia from Arquitectonica, Stefano Boeri, Antonio Citterio, Lee Polisano from KPF and Andrea Kipar from Land, for a total of 400,000 square meters and over € 1 bn construction costs relative to office buildings, retail space, luxury residential towers and villas. During this period Michele also directed the reconstruction of Palazzo Aporti and the refurbishing of Melchiorre Gioia 6/8 in Milan, as well as Palazzo Sturzo and Città del Sole in Rome.
From 2008 to 2015 member of the board of directors of Hines Italia SGR and Hines Italia Srl.
From 2013 Member of the scientific committee of CIS-E – Consortium for the Structural Engineering Construction in Europe.
Before Hines, Michele worked 1983 to 1988 as Technical and Commercial Manager with ABB-Powerlines Ltd in Nigeria.
From 1990 to 2004 he was Real Estate Manager with the publishing group of the Italian financial newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore, focusing on property and facility management first, and then, since 1999 as head of the Project Management department of the new headquarter designed by Renzo Piano.