Barbara studied Contemporary Italian Literature in Milan and, after living in Spain for a year, she moved to London to become Programme Manager at Book Aid International. She then worked in the Press Office of Rizzoli in Italy and later became foreign rights agent at Italian literary agency Atlantyca. She joined Andrew Nurnberg Associates in 2012 and now coordinates the Latin Department, selling adult fiction and non-fiction titles in Italy and Brazil. She is also the primary agent for several bestselling and awarded Italian and Spanish authors. Barbara is a founding member and Trustee of the Festival of Italian Literature in London. She is fluent in Spanish and reads Portuguese, and has travelled extensively in Brazil.