Philippe graduated from Tolbiac Economics University and ESGCI International Business School in Paris with a Bachelor in International Trade in 1993. Following a short period in the import/export industry in Paris carrying out various tasks, he moved to Rome in 2002 and became co-founder of the movie production company Brooklyn Fils srl for which he has been the Head of Administration until 2008.
In 2008, for personal reasons, he approached the world of addiction, first as a volunteer and then as a Project Manager for the Villa Maraini Foundation, playing an important role in the set up of the International Activities Department.
Today Philippe continues to carry out his Project Manager function combined with the role of Consultant and Trainer for the Partnership on Substance Abuse.
Philippe has a wide range of experience in the field of addiction treatment, advocacy and policy, from direct work with Drug Users, to managing European Commission and United Nations international projects and grants. He has been working for more than 10 years both with beneficiaries and international agencies. Furthermore he has organized more than 35 Trainings on harm reduction and humanitarian approach to substance abuse for Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies and NGOs, in Italy and abroad.