Riccardo Benedini graduated in Political Science at the University of Milan.
In the following years he did an internship at the Brena-Marchesi Accountants’ Office. In the same period he obtained a Master’s Degree in Financial and Banking Techniques at Euros Consulting.
In 2002 he founded Technomind S.p.A, of which he remained a partner and director until 2012, when the company merged with ITD of Carlo Brigada (in which, currently, holds the position of director).
In 2004 he joined the management board of Progetto Grano S.p.A. company, born following the bankruptcy agreement of the company Italgrani. This important experience allowed him to gain also a significant knowledge of the cereal market.