Technical Director, University Hospital of Bologna, Sant’Orsola Polyclinic
President of the Italian Society for Healthcare Engineering and Architecture (S.I.A.I.S.)
Engineer Daniela Pedrini has a long career in the health sector, with important roles in the management of technical aspects of the hospital. Director of the Technical, Planning, Development and Investments Department of the Hospital-University Authority of Bologna – Sant’Orsola Polyclinic, one of the major hospitals in Italy. Has directed a multimillion PFI contract for the total renovation of the hospital’s energy production. She is Project Manager for renovations and new hospital construction. She has served as speaker in many conferences in Italy and abroad. She teaches in many healthcare engineering courses and university masters. Co-founder and present President of “Italian Association of Architects and Engineers for Healthcare” (S.I.A.I.S.), 1st Vice President of IFHE (International Federation Hospital Engeeniring) and Past-President of IFHE-EU. She has been honored with a medal of the Italian Republic Order of Merit.