Ivana is Executive Director Oncology Policy & Healthcare Systems at Novartis and she serves as Chair of the Oncology Platform of EFPIA (European Federation of Industry and Association Fighting cancer (efpia.eu).
She is member of the Cancer Grand Challenges, founded by Cancer Research UK and the US National Cancer Institute to foster research, in their Advocacy Panel. About Us | Cancer Grand Challenges
She has an MSc in International Health Technology Assessment from the University of Sheffield, Faculty of
Medicine, Dentistry and Health, a master’s in management and a degree in foreign literature from Italian
Her work experience is at international level primarily with life science industry.
She is passionate about cancer policy, and she serves on different steering committees focusing on policy
advocacy on cancer research, cancer challenges, access, and inequalities.