Giovanni is a Partner at Medicxi and a member of the co-founding team. Prior to Medicxi, Giovanni was a Principal at Index Ventures for four years, having joined in 2012. In addition to Divide & Conquer, Giovanni currently serves on the boards of other Medicxi portfolio companies including Vaderis, Gadeta and Aura Biosciences.
Prior to joining Index, Giovanni was at Cancer Research UK's London Research Institute (now the Crick Institute), where he conducted research on vascular biology and angiogenesis whilst also delivering competitive intelligence projects in oncology as an independent consultant to various biopharma companies.
Giovanni received a BSc in Biochemistry from Imperial College London and a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from University College London.