Mediaset Director of Institutional and Legal Affairs and Strategic Analysis, Member of the Board

After taking a degree in political science at the University of Pisa, Ms Nieri specialised in Journalism and Mass Media at LUISS (Libera Università di Studi Sociali) in Rome.

She has worked in commercial television since 1977, starting as General Secretary of FIEL, Italy's first association of private broadcasters. She then moved to become Director of FRT, the federation of radio and television, before joining the Fininvest Group in 1990 as Head of Relations with Industrial Associations.

Since 2007 she is Deputy Chairman of RTI where she has sat on the Board of Directors since 1999. In April 2012, she was confirmed as a member of the Board of Directors of Mediaset S.p.A., to which she was first appointed in 1998. She is also a member of the Executive Committee. She is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Confindustria, the Italian confederation of industry.

She is Deputy Chairman of CAMPUS Multimedia in.formazione, the consortium - created by Mediaset and the IULM university in Milan - which manages a master's programme in journalism. Since November 2010 she is Deputy Chairman of A.C.T. (Association of Commercial Television Europe). On 27 December 2012 she was made a Commendatore dell'Ordine al Merito of the Italian Republic.