Daniela qualified from the University of Milan, Italy, in1998. Having completed a rotating internship she successfully undertook an ECVS residency in Munich, Germany, where she worked until 2007 as a senior clinician and lecturer. After 3 years working in referral practice in Italy, she moved to the UK to work as a Soft tissue Specialist within private and academic referral clinics. She achieved RCVS status in 2014 and GPCert in 2018. Daniela has undertaken advanced training in Interventional radiology which is one of her main interests, together with oncological and respiratory tract surgery. She is an is an active member of the ECVS and serves on its Credentials Committee.