Nicola Frank joined the European Broadcasting Union in 1998. In January 2009 she became Head of European Affairs, in charge of the EBU Brussels office.
She started her career in the European Commission in 1990 where she was responsible for an information and communication programme towards the Mediterranean and the Near and Middle East. In 1996 she joined Media and Entertainment International, the international federation of media and entertainment trade unions, as Deputy General Secretary.
She took an M.A. in Islamic Studies, Modern History and French Literature.