Giulia Bottazzi is Legal Officer in the Unit dealing with Corporate Reporting, Audit and Credit Rating Agencies at the European Commission's Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA) since 2018. During these years, she mainly worked on the digitalisation of corporate reporting, and in particular on the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) for the annual financial reports of listed companies, as well as on the Commission’s proposal for the establishment of a European Single Access Point (ESAP) for companies’ public financial and sustainability-related information. More recently, she has also joined the sustainability reporting team and follows the implementation of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and the development of the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). Previously, she has worked on audit and credit rating agencies, as well as on issues related to corporate governance in financial institutions within the Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers (DG JUST). Her experience in the private sector includes law firms, consultancies, and investment companies. She holds an LL.M. in International Banking and Finance Law from University College London and a law master’s degree from the University of Bologna.