Domenico Di Giorgio

Inspection & Certification Department, Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA).
Rome, Italy

Domenico Di Giorgio is Director of the Counterfeit Prevention Unit for the Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA). Between 2009 and 2011 he represented AIFA in the negotiation and implementation of the EU Directive 2011/62 and of the MEDICRIME Council of Europe Convention. He is the editor of the books “Counterfeit medicines: facts and case studies” (CoE/EDQM, 2009, 2011), The IMPACT Handbook (IMPACT/AIFA, 2011), and of the related publications series about investigators training and risk communication. He chaired the EDQM/Council of Europe Committees CMED (Counterfeit medicines) and CDPPH (Steering Committee Pharmaceuticals) dealing with pharmaceuticals products and counterfeiting, and coordinates FAKESHARE I and II (2013), projects of shared IT intelligence co-funded by the Prevention of and Fight against Crime Programme of the European Union, aimed at developing web resources for investigators dealing with pharmaceutical crime at an international level.