Alessandro has been a board member of Cosmo Pharmaceuticals N.V. since 2006 and its Chief Executive Officer since March 2014. Previously, he was senior partner at Studio Legale Edoardo Ricci e Associati, Milan, where he specialized in company law, mergers and acquisitions. He has also worked as assistant of the central director for corporate matters at Fininvest Group and from 1994 to 1998 he was director of II.PP.A.B. Milan (formerly ECA), a charitable institution owning hospitals and specialized in elderly care. Alessandro has a degree in law from the University of Milan, Italy, and an LL.M. in European Union commercial law from the University of Leicester, UK. He is a lecturer on commercial and company law issues. Alessandro joined the Board of Acacia Pharma in April 2020.