Angelo studied textile chemistry and classic literature and then worked in several textile mills before becoming a salesman of textile machinery in South East Asia. When China opened up, so to speak, in the early eighties he moved to Hong Kong setting his base there.
He has been living since 1983 in Hong Kong with his family. He freelanced with several newspapers in Italy, with The South China Morning Post and China Daily in Hong Kong. He is the author of several books and publications.