Andrea plays a key role in certifying ICUC's scientific nature and credibility. He is responsible for auditing ICUC's procedures certifying the innovative characteristics of our data base: complete, unchanged, consecutive and anonimyzed. Andrea has been involved in research, policy making and quality management for over 30 years. Besides working at ICUC, Andrea is member of the Human and Animal Health research group at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland. Andrea holds a Doctor's degree in Veterinary Medicine and a Master degree in Public Health, MPH from the Universities of Zurich, Basle and Berne, Switzerland.