Dr. Mauro Giusti holds a Master Degree in Chemistry at University of Florence, he is board certified by the National Chemist Association and board certified as Technical Director (Qualified Person) by the Italian Minister of Health.
After serving as an army officer, he joined Eli Lilly Italy in 1988. He has covered several positions within the Lilly Manufacturing organization (Regulatory, Technical Services, Project Management, QC, QA, Operations, Technical Director/Qualified Person, Six Sigma Champion, Science and Technology, Procurement), dealing both with Lilly manufacturing plants as well as with Contract manufacturing in Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Among the several experiences with Lilly, he has worked in the USA from 1992 to 1994 and in the United Kingdom from 1997 to 1999. In September 2019 he took his current role, as Senior Director, Site External Network.
For more than 16 years he has served as a member of the Italy Chapter of PDA, with several participations to national and international forum both as speaker and as chairman. In November 2019 he has been appointed as Co- Chair for the Process Validation Interest Group. In August 2020 he has been appointed to the PDA Science Advisory Board (SAB). In December 2021 he has been appointed President, PDA Italy Chapter.