Senior Regulatory Affairs Adviser, MedTech Europe, Belgium
Dario Pirovano has over 30 years experience in Medical Technology, as designer and regulatory affairs expert. He worked for 7 years as R&D and regulatory manager with Ohmeda in Milan signing some 20 project for anesthesia machines, lung ventilators and neonatal care devices. He worked for 4 years within the Commission of European Communities where he contributed to the drafting and negotiating 90/385 /EEC and 93/42/EEC directives. He was then director of Medical Technology Consultants Europe from 1991 to 1995. In 1995 he founded Pirovano Management SPRL, a consulting firm advising manufacturers, Notified Bodies and authorities in regulatory matters related to Medical Technology. Dario can be considered the historical memory of the development of medical devices regulation in Europe Dario holds a Doctorate in Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano. Being Italian mother tongue, Dario is also fluent in English and French with basic knowledge of German and Spanish. Since 2002 Dario is Senior Regulatory Affairs Adviser for MedTech Europe on a consulting basis.