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 worked on many competition-winning designs, and headed the team for the RIBA Award-winning teaching and administration buildings at Bedales School. He led three BSF designs that received the highest rating by CABE, including Cotham School in Bristol and Regent High School in London. Giovanni is currently working on Regent High School and an arts building for the American School in London.