Paolo Belforte was born in Turin (Italy) on March 11th 1977. He graduated in Mechanical engineering in 2001 and got a PhD in Railway dynamics in 2005.
He worked as assistant professor in the Technical university of Milan until 2008. After he joined Italo - Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori, participating in the start-up phase of the Company which ended in 2012, with the beginning of the commercial service.
After he covered several roles with increasing responsibilities: starting from the end of 2018 he became Chief Operations Officer of the Company