Aleksandra Torbica, MSc, PhD is Associate Professor at the Department of Social and Political Sciences and the Director of Centre for Research for Health and Social Care Management (CERGAS) at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. She holds the MSc degree in Health Economics, Management and Policy from Bocconi University and PhD in Economics and Management of Public Organizations from University of Parma. She is a member of Executive Board of Italian Health Economics Association, previously Secretary General. Her research interests lie on the intersection between health policy, health economics and healthcare management. She is interested in exploring different methodologies stemming from these disciplines to investigate decision-making processes at macro (policy) and micro (management) levels, both in developed and low-middle income countries. She obtained numerous research grants and coordinated important international research projects funded by the European Commission. She co-authored numerous publications in prestigious outlets in health economics, health services research and health policy fields. Since 2016, she is serving as Co-Editor of Value in Health journal.