Born in Busto Arsizio (VA) on 24 January 1970, always engaged in entrepreneurial associations, within the "Unione degli industriali" of the Province of Varese, he was Vice President of the Young Entrepreneurs Group from 1999 to 2001 and Chairman from 2001 to 2004, member of the Union Council since 1999, member of the Board of Directors from 2001, Vice President from 2007 to 2011 and President from 2011 to 2015. Since 2011, he has been a member of the Confindustria General Council. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tiba Tricot s.r.l and of Palatino s.r.l, as well as sole shareholder of Tiba immobiliare s.r.l, all companies belonging to the Brugnoli Group. He also holds the position of Counsellor of the company Cofiva s.p.A and of President of Promindustria S.p.A. – both belonging to the Varese Industrial Group. Since 2009, he has been a member of the LIUC Association’s Board of Directors and since 2010 of the Carlo Cattaneo LIUC University. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Industria e Università s.r.l and of Iniziativa Universitaria 1991, adviser to Anemotech and non-executive and independent member of the Board of Directors of Banca Generali since April 2012.