Degree in Veterinary Medicine, 1998 (University of Parma, Italy)
She has over 15 years of experience in taking care of cetaceans, pinnipeds, sea turtles and several fish species.
She worked as a consultant for a number of zoos and aquaria in Italy, Malta and Portugal.
She also contributed to the writing of the Italian National Guidelines for marine mammal strandings and took part to the CERT (Cetacean Stranding Emergency Response Team).
Present or past member of CSC, EAAM and EAAM Vet committee, ECS, SIVAE and WAVMA