Luca Gianaroli is a specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics, and has endorsed reproductive medicine since the late 1970s. He is currently Scientific Director of S.I.S.M.e.R. (Società Italiana di Studi di Medicina della Riproduzione), based in Bologna, Italy; Scientific Director of the IIARG network (International Institutes of Advanced Reproduction and Genetics) which brings together specialized centers located in various European countries. He is the former President of the Italian Reproduction Society and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). To date he is the coordinator of the ESHRE Task Force on Management of Fertility Units and the ESHRE Certification for Reproductive Endoscopic Surgeons.