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 at Rizzoli in Italy and later became foreign rights agent at Italian multimedia 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 France. She is also the primary agent for several bestselling and awarded Italian authors. Barbara is a founding member of the Festival of Italian Literature in London. She is fluent in Spanish and French and reads Portuguese.