Lorenzo Fenech

Curriculum Vitae

Fenech Lorenzo is Associate Professor of Practice of Government Health and Not for Profit at SDA Bocconi School of Management and Contracted Professor of “Economia e Management delle Amministrazioni Pubbliche” at Bocconi University.

His collaboration with SDA Bocconi began in 2012 within the Observatory on Private Healthcare Consumption, where he studies trends of the private sector and public entrepreneurship. He has gradually widened his scope of research and teaching to health operations management and started a collaboration with the Patient Flow Logistics Lab. Many of his projects have been founded by external sources, both private and public. He coordinated POLE (Program for Oncology Leaders in Europe), an international Custom Program, and today he is coordinator of EMMAS, the Executive Master in Healthcare held in Italian. He has been teaching “Operations&Risk Management“ and “Private Heatlhcare Consuption” in numerous executive courses of Healthcare Management.

His areas of interest are public entrepreneurship and health operations management. Currently his research activities are focused on three key topics: public entrepreneurship in international medical tourism; public and private integration in patient flow logistics; the improvement of operations management functions in healthcare organizations: patient.

He is author of a number of essays,articles and chapters in other authors‘ books on the subject. His works have been published in Health Policy, Economia&Management, Salute e Territorio, CerGas Bocconi Reports, ISTISAN (National Health Authority Reports). His researches within the Observatory on Private Health Consumption have been reported on Italian newspapers such as Sole24Ore, Corriere della Sera and Repubblica, having thus increased his visibility on a national level. He was a speaker, among other occasions, at IRSPM CONFERENCE Hong Kong , 13-15 April 2016, and EHMA Conference Milan 2017. 

Lorenzo earned a Degree cum laude in Economics from Sapienza University, Rome. He was Visiting Scholar at Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at UDEL, University of Delaware, USA where he pursued upskilling in his area of interest and beyond.  Lorenzo holds double citizenship: Italian and Maltese. 


Research Interests

  • Private healthcare 
  • Consumption and its implications for private and public management, 
  • Operations in healthcare management