Giorgio Rizzello

Giorgio Rizzello - Legal Director EMEA, Johnson and Johnson

Giorgio Rizzello is a qualified lawyer with experience in highly regulated sectors such as medical devices, chemicals, cosmetics, food and nanotechnologies. 

In 2013, Giorgio joined the EMEA Law Department of Johnson & Johnson. In this role, he advises the company’s senior leadership on a range of regulatory, policy and compliance matters, focusing on value-based healthcare solutions, digital and sustainability. 

Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Giorgio practiced law for 6 years in international law firms, gaining experience in complex litigations before the EU Court of Justice, and representing clients in negotiations with international regulatory authorities. 

Giorgio is also the co-founder of Chemycal, a pioneering web-based tool that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to monitor chemical regulatory systems around the world and anticipate regulatory changes. 

Giorgio studied law in Italy, France and the UK.