Med Vet, PhD, CertVA, Dipl ECVAA, MRCVS, Six Mile Bottom (UK)
Graduated from Padua Vet School in 1997, he did a residency at the Animal Heath Trust, and gained the certificate in veterinary anaesthesia in 2002 and the European Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2003. He worked as lecturer in Padua Vet School, clinical Anaesthetist at the Animal Health Trust and has been Wellcome Trust Research Fellow at Addenbrooke’s hospital, which led to be awarded a PhD in neuroscience in 2011, by Cambridge University, after studying the role of Hypoxia Inducible Factor- 1 in traumatic brain injury.
He currently works at Dick White Referrals, where he leads the Anaesthesia department, which currently includes three ECVAA Diploma holders, one further clinicians, one resident and one intern, as well as two anaesthesia technicians. He is also involved, alongside the other two Diploma holders in performing anaesthetic at Newmarket Equine Hospital. He has been member first, and then chairperson of the ECVAA Credentials and Education Committee, and currently is President of the ECVAA. He has authored 25 publications indexed in pubmed and published one handbook of small animal anaesthesia, in Italian. He was involved in the organization of the AVA meetings in Newmarket, Cambridge and Nottingham.