Roberto Olla has been promoted, as of today, to the post of executive secretary of Eurimages, the Council of Europe's film co-production, exhibition and distribution fund.

An Italian national, Roberto Olla has a law degree in public law and a PhD in Community law (thesis in European audiovisual and media law). He has been a researcher in media law at the European University Institute of Florence, has worked for the MEDIA Programme of the European Union and has been legal adviser in the European Commission in Brussels.

She joined Eurimages in January 2002 and has served as an administrator working on co-productions.