Carlo has lived and travelled in India and Southeast Asia since 1973 and has been dealing in Himalayan and Southeast Asian art since 1981. His main focus is collecting and dealing in sculptures in bronze, wood and terracotta, tangkas and illuminated manuscripts, and early textiles from Central Asia and China.

He has been participating in international art fairs for 16 years, with clients ranging from private collectors to museums.

He was the President of Asian Art in Brussels, from 2013 until 2016