Professor Luigi "Gino" Martini is Chief Scientific Officer for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
He is a registered practising Industrial Pharmacist and Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society who divides his time between the pharmaceutical industry and King’s College London as a visiting professor in pharmaceutical innovation, after having held the chair in pharmaceutical innovation at King’s for five years.
Prior to that he spent over 17 years at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Roche Product Ltd. and Shire Pharmaceuticals working in a variety of commercial, innovative technology-based and medical affairs roles, directing groups in the US, Europe and Emerging Markets.
Professor Martini has a MBA specialising in SME success and business failure awarded with distinction from the University of Liverpool.
He is a past chair of the Industrial Pharmacists Group of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and past president of the European Industrial Pharmacists Group.
In 2016, Professor Martini was appointed a Fellow of the European Industrial Pharmacists Group.