Giorgio began his career in 1976 at Osella Squadra Corse after graduating in Aeronautical Engineering at the Polytechnic of Turin, his native city, the previous year. In the Turin-based outfit, he was in charge of Formula Three, Formula Two and Sportscars programs, before entering Formula One with the team in 1980. Subsequently he founded his own Company, Albatech, manufacturing cars first in Formula Three and then for the Endurance series, where his Alba C 2 car won the FIA World Cup in 1983 and 1984. He holds various patents in the automotive sector, including electric and hybrid systems.