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Experienced MD specialist in Cardiology and Internal Medicine with a PhD in Internal Medicine and Chronobiology completed by Pharma MBA Courses. Pharma Executive with huge experience in Medical Affairs and Clinical Development in different therapeutic areas: Rare Diseases, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Obesity, Infertility, Respiratory, Hypertension, Heart Failure, Neurology (Alzheimer and MS), Cardiology (Arrhythmias, Electrophysiology, HF, IHD and Hypertension), Drug Cardiac Safety, Clinical Safety etc Main responsabilities Covered in Pharma companies: • Corporate Clinical development (from phase 1 to 3b, international clinical trials) • International Medical Direction (Medical affairs, observational and phase 4 studies) • Global “Cardiac Safety” Strategy, • Global "Clinical Safety" • Evaluation of new products • Regulatory process (dossier revision, and discussion with reg authorities) • Clinical Trial Transparency expert • GCP compliance accountability • Marketing Direction • Co-responsible of life-cycle of new products • Scientific Direction • Web site Responsible and responsible for scientific support, • Internet Scientific Communication responsible, • Responsible of Company scientific communication • Responsible for the training to sale forces I always managed complex and international teams


Current Experience

  • Global Medical Director; Head of Clinical Development
    Since November 2015

Past Experience

  • Head of Clinical Safety and GCP Compliance- Corporate Cardiac Leader- Corporate Clinical Development
    March 2015 --- November 2015
    In addition Clinical Program Leader for 2 products and Clinical Trial Transparency Unit Head

  • Corporate Cardiac Leader - Head of Cardiac and Clinical Safety unit - Corporate Clinical Development
    April 2013 --- March 2015

  • Cardiac Leader, Head of International Medical Unit - Corporate Clinical Development and ICO dept
    March 2010 --- April 2013

  • Past Chairman of Geriatric Study Group
    December 2009 --- January 2012

  • International Medical Manager- Corporate Clinical Development
    July 2009 --- February 2010

  • Chairman of Geriatrics Study Group
    December 2007 --- December 2009

  • Country Medical Director
    December 2007 --- May 2009

  • Partecipant to Biotech Group
    January 2008 --- April 2009

  • Associate Professor of Cardiology
    January 1995 --- December 2008
    In 1995 he has been incharged to develop a course of 30 hours/year to Geriatric's specialization school post graduated students and this experience is still going on.

  • Scientific Medical Director
    January 2000 --- February 2008

  • Permanent Medical Manager Cardiology
    December 1995 --- February 2008
    He has 14 years of clinical experience as Clinical Cardiologist and Internal Medicine Doctor, is co-author of almost 100 of scientific papers. From 1998 to 2008 he worked in the Cardiological Rehabilitation Unit, where he was responsible for the ward and for the Cardiological Day-Hospital Department. Furthermore, he managed the Cardiology, Arrhythmology and Arterial Hypertension Outpatients’ Departments. Moreover he managed the Holter ECG and Ambulatory blood pressure outpatient’s clinic. During his activity he was very often involved in phase III clinical studies.

  • Consultant
    January 2000 --- December 2003

  • Consultant
    September 1996 --- September 2000

  • Consultant
    January 1999 --- December 1999


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingAssertivenessAuthenticityCommunicativeCompetitivenessInnovative thinkingInterest in knowledgeOrganizationOrientationProblem solvingResponsibilityResult OrientedStrategic thinkingTrust


Self Assessment :
Global Clinical developmentGlobal MarketingGlobal Medical Affairs
LinkedIn Assessment :
BiotechnologyClinical DevelopmentMarketingPharmaceutical IndustryHealthcareMedical affairsStrategyMedicineTherapeutic AreasHospitalsBusiness DevelopmentInternal medicineDermatologyEndocrinologyCommercializationProtocolBusiness StrategyMarketing ManagementmanagementLifesciencesTrainingProject ManagementBiopharmaceuticalsTechnology transferGCPPharmaceutical salesSales EffectivenessClinical trialsClinical researchCardiologyRegulatory affairsDiabetesCROProduct launchLeadershipDrug DevelopmentLife SciencesGood Clinical Practice (GCP)

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Develop clinical strategy Assure medical quality Develop clinical trial protocols Interact with physiciansAct as the main line of communication between the sponsor and the investigatorAdvise on strategyConduct post-marketing surveillance studyCoordinate projectsCoordinate regular advisory boardCreate standard operating procedure (SOP)Design clinical trialDevelop business planDirect co-workers to achieve resultEnsure data integrityEnsure good clinical practice (GCP)Interact with CROsLiaise with professionals in other divisions of the company as requiredManage multiple projectsNegotiate budget Regulatory documentationReport study conclusionsWork cross-functionally


  • Phd in Chronobiology from Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI) in 2011
  • specialty in Cardiology from Università degli Studi di Pavia in 2000
  • Phd in Cardiology from Università degli Studi di Pavia in 1994
  • MD in Medicine from Università degli Studi di Pavia in 1990
  • Phd in Physiopathology and Internal Medicine and Therapy from Universitá degli Studi di Pavia in 1990


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    12 weeks
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 1 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Milan, Italy


Driving License
  • Yes