Federica Girolami


  • Federica is Business Development, Scientific Liaison and Drug Safety Director at Rottapharm Biotech, where she is responsible for negotiations, alliances, and licensing activities. In her role as Scientific Liaison, she cultivates relationships with academic researchers and key opinion leaders. Given her long-standing experience in Pharmacovigilance, she is also responsible for all Drug Safety activities in Rottapharm Biotech’s Clinical Trials.
  • Before joining Rottapharm, she developed her career at Du Pont Pharma, Helsinn Healthcare, and at IBSA where she served as European Qualified Person responsible for Pharmacovigilance.
  • Federica holds a Pharmacy degree from the University of Florence and a Master degree in International Health Care Management, Economies and Policy from the SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan.
  • Federica is a lecturer at the University of Milano-Bicocca, School of Medicine, where she teaches in a Postgraduate Master in Pharmaceutical Medicine.