She graduated with honours in Business Administration from Bocconi University of Milan in 1994. She is a partner at Studio Bignami Associati, where she performs corporate, business and tax advisory services for Italian and foreign companies, with particular reference to: corporate governance, national and international tax issues, appraisals and technical consultancy. She has been Statutory Auditor since 1999 and Technical Consultant since 2004 for the Milan Public Prosecutor’s Office. She is a member of the Governance Commission of listed companies and of the Equal Opportunities Commission of the Milan Board of Chartered Accountants. Since 1996, she has held positions as chairwoman or standing auditor of the Board of Statutory Auditors for companies, including listed companies, operating in various sectors, both based in Italy as well as those belonging to foreign multinational groups.