Giovanni graduated from the University of Venice and worked as an architect in Milan and Venice before moving to London. He joined Walters & Cohen in 1997, was made an Associate in 2001 and a Director in 2007.
Giovanni is particularly skilled in detail design. He and Cindy headed the team for the award-winning teaching and administration buildings at Bedales School, and led Regent High School, which won four awards, including a RIBA National Award 2016 and Camden Design Award 2015. In 2015 he completed a new arts building for the American School in London.
Giovanni has an integral role in the design development of many projects the practice undertakes. He is also currently working on the Twyford Abbey project, a new International College for The King's School in Canterbury as well as designs for two schools outside the UK.