Graduated in Economics and Business Administratorion from the University of Rome, he is a Chartered Accountant, Auditor, Member of AIAF (Italian section of the International Association of Financial Analysts) and co-founder of Englobally Group. After practising at Price Waterhouse in London, he joined the Rome office of Ernst & Young. In the mid-1980s he was seconded for two years to the Dallas (Tx, USA) office of Ernst & Young. In 1993, he was admitted to the Ernst & Young partnership and, from the Naples office, he took responsibility for the firm’s audit in Southern Italy (three offices). At the end of 1996 he moved back to the Rome office, where he started and developed the Ernst & Young Business Services practice in Central Italy. Franco left Ernst & Young in 2000, when he founded LG Consulting, for which since mid-2019, he has been working as freelance.