Alessandro holds a Master’s degree in Classical Archaeology from the University of Bari. His main research interests include Magna Graecia and Sicilian archaeology, on which he published numerous scientific papers. From 2006 to 2009, Alessandro worked as Assistant to the Chair of Greek and Roman Archaeology at the “Università degli Studi della Calabria”. Alessandro also worked as an excavation supervisor in Abruzzo, Puglia, Calabria and Sicily. He currently seats on the Syracusan Board of Archaeological Heritage. Alessandro strongly believes that “Sicily needs to be experienced leisurely and in depth”. This philosophy certainly makes him a great teacher on site. Last but not least, Alessandro is an enthusiastic connoisseur of Sicilian gastronomy.