Simona Martorelli

  • Simona Martorelli

– Currently Director of International Relations of RAI – Radiotelevisione Italiana
– as of 1999 until October 2016 Head of the European Affairs Rai’s Brussels liaison office
– Formerly seconded as National Expert to the European Commission in the Audiovisual and Media policies Unit from June 2005 until November 2008
– More than 30 years experience in the audiovisual sector started at Hearst ABC in New York and then in RAI since 1984
– Accomplished lobbyist with the European Parliament, European Council of Ministers, and the European Commission with excellent networking skills
– Wide contacts with various stakeholders groups, i.e. broadcasters, telecoms, ISPs etc., and institutional Organizations, i.e. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Council of Europe etc.