Prof. Maurizio Cecconi, MD FRCA FFICM MD(Res) is an anesthesiologist and intensive care specialist and Chair of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Units at Humanitas Research Hospital in Milan, Italy. He is Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care and Vice President of MEDTEC School at Humanitas University in Milan, Italy.
Previous to his current appointments, he worked for 14 years as an NHS Consultant at St George’s Hospital, London, U.K. Maurizio’s research focus is on Improving outcomes in Perioperative Care, as well as Data Science and Physiology of Shock, Acute Respiratory Failure and Sepsis. He is the President Elect of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) and part of the Executive Committee of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. He is part of the COVID-19 SSC Guidelines and has worked together with WHO for the recent COVID-19 Clinical Guidelines. Since September 2020, he has been overseeing the development of the C19_SPACE training programme funded by the EU. This programme is developed for health care professionals not usually working in ICUs to master the necessary skills to help European hospitals during the second surge of COVID-19 and potential future pandemics.