Professor Marconi University (Department of Engineering Science)President of the Italian Network for Safety in Health Care
Ricardo has specialized in public health, occupational medicine, hygiene and preventive medicine and ergonomics. He is certified as European ergonomist by the Centre for Registration European Ergonomist. Currently he is a fixed time full professor at Marconi University (Department of Engineering Science), partner and healthcare manager of the research and design studio “BSD – By Strategic Design” and consultant of Health Security Management . He is affiliate professional at the Institute of Management at the School of Advanced Studies Sant’Anna – Pisa. He is honorary president of the Italian Network for Safety in Health Care. Since 2003 he has been director of the Centre for Clinical Risk Management and Patient Safety – Tuscany Region (WHO CC) and he has been coordinator of the Patient Safety Committee of Italian Regions for ten years. He is currently a member of the National Observatory for Safety Practices (AGENAS). He was president of the Italian Ergonomics and Human Factors Society. In 2017, he was appointed ISQua Expert, and in 2018 he was appointed Fellow of the International Ergonomic Association.