After completing a PhD in molecular biology at University College London, and a period of post-doctoral research at Kings College London, Giovanna moved into the regulatory sector of the pharmaceutical industry, specialising in the area of labelling and product information since 2009; she currently works within International Labeling Group at Pfizer with regional responsibility for Europe.

Giovanna has extensive experience in the field of local labelling across the wider European region, and through this has developed a broad understanding of current regulatory requirements and trends impacting labelling. A particular area of interest of relevance to Gravitate Health is electronic labelling and in connection with this topic Giovanna is also active in a range of regional industry activities/forums. She has been involved from the earliest stages of the development of the Gravitate-Health initiative in coordinating the group of industry partners which developed the original concept and call for an IMI integrated digital health information project, intended transform the way in which patients access, understand and apply health information in managing their health.

Dr. Giovanna Ferrari is Project Lead for Gravitate Health. She will have a major impact on project success, being at the heart of strategic and project planning and will be the main consortium representative at EFPIA meetings and other industry forums.