Igor Locatelli was born in 1979 in Nova Gorica. In 2002 he graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, where he has been employed since 2003. He concluded the postgraduate study of Biomedicine at University of Ljubljana in 2008, when he defended his doctoral thesis in clinical pharmacokinetics, done under the supervision of Professor Iztok Grabnar. Between 2002 and 2010 he worked as a researcher within the Chair of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, where he was involved in evaluation of pharmacokinetic and statistical models for analysing the data from preclinical studies and clinical trials. In 2010, he joined the Chair of Social Pharmacy, since then his research work embraces studies in pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics with an emphasis on meta-analysis of clinical trials. In 2012 he was appointed as an assistant professor and in 2017 as an associate professor.