Professor Luigi Martini has been appointed as the new Chief Pharmaceutical Scientist for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Luigi trained in Community Pharmacy before becoming a registered practicing Industrial Pharmacist and a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. He divides his time between the Pharmaceutical/Med Tech Industry and King’s College London as a Visiting Professor in Pharmaceutical Innovation, after having held the Chair in Pharmaceutical Innovation at King’s for 5 years. Prior to that Professor Martini spent over 20 years  working in Pharma at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Roche and Shire Pharmaceuticals working in a variety of Commercial, Innovation and Medical Affairs roles, directing groups in the US, Europe and Emerging Markets.