The General Director is responsible, working on the basis of guidelines supplied by the Board of Governors, for the overall management and organisation of the University’s services, resources and technical and administrative staff.
Loredana Luzzi was born in Milan and is married with one daughter.
She graduated with a Law degree from the University of Milan in 1990. Luzzi has built up extensive managerial experience in the healthcare industry, initially with local healthcare authorities (Sesto San Giovanni and Cinisello Balsamo) and subsequently with the Lombardy Regional Council, where she was the CEO of the healthcare authority of the province of Lodi and the Guido Salvini hospital in Garbagnate Milanese. Luzzi produced the first Regional Health and Social Care Plan (2002) and oversaw the various phases of implementation, with a particular focus on the Oncology and Cardiovascular Plans.
She collaborated on the creation of the Lombardy Oncology Network, helping to devise projects aimed at using telemedicine to manage patients with chronic illnesses.
Luzzi was a member of the Priority Assessment Committee as part of the Lombardy Regional Programme around Health Technology Assessment (HTA). She has been a member of the National Joint Technical Committee on Telemedicine since 2015. Between January 2016 and November 2017, Luzzi was the Health and Social Care Director of Niguarda Hospital in Milan. She has taught business organisation, healthcare economics and healthcare centre administrative organisation at the University of Milan.