Medical Affairs Director with strong experience in Pharma/Biotech multinational companies. MD, Board Certified General Surgeon, with 25+ years of career in both clinical setting and pharmaceutical industry. Author of more than 30 scientific papers, on different topics (autoimmune diseases, rheumatology, dermatology, oncology, infectious diseases, general surgery, angiology, metabolism), published on peer-reviewed journals Developed in progressive leadership roles at Local and International levels with leading Multinational Companies. Quickly gains peoples’ loyalty and buy-in with passion, energy and open communication. Skilled at driving results through global teams in complex matrix structures with an inspiring and collaborative leadership style. Core business competencies include: Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, KOL Management, Leadership, Business Analysis, Strategic Planning and Execution, Marketing Communications, Networking, Publications Development, Public Speaking, Startup, New Products Launch, Go-to-Market strategy, Process Improvement, Employee Coaching and Mentoring. Therapeutic area experiences include: Immunology, Rheumatology, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Virology, Endocrinology, Metabolism, Pain, Gynaecology, Oral Care, CNS, Pulmunology, Antiinfectives, Cardiovascular and Thrombosis.