Vittorio Farina is a consultant for the pharmaceutical industry, and business owner at Farinachem Consulting GmbH, based in Aachen, Germany.
Until 2018, he was Senior Scientific Director and Fellow at Janssen Pharmaceutica in Beerse, Belgium. Before joining Janssen, he worked at Bristol-Myers Squibb and Boehringer-Ingelheim. Dr. Farina received his BS/MS degree from the University of Pisa, Italy, and his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta, Canada. After a postdoctoral fellowship at Cornell University, he started his industrial career.
He has authored over 100 research papers, reviews and book chapters in the areas of chemical process development, transition-metal catalysis, and enantioselective synthesis.
He is currently on the advisory board of Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, as well as the Beilstein Journal of Chemistry, and is a co-founder of ISPROCHEM.