was born in Puerto de la Cruz, visited the British Yeoward School, where she did her O’levels, and completed her secondary education (Abitur) in Wald, on Lake Constance. In 1990 she graduated from the ‘Hotelfachschule’ in Luceme.
A period as trainee followed at the Inselhotel, Constance, then to Switzerland in Weggis, Twann, Klosters, the Four Season in Hamburg, and finally the Westin ANA Hotel in Washington D.C. In 1993, she gained an International Hotel Association Scholarship for the in PDP at Cornell University in the US, and in the same year was nominated ” Hotelier of the Year 1993” by the IHA and ‘Hotels’ Magazine. She has been working at the Hotel Tigaiga since 1990. She is the president of the quality association Tenerife Calidad Tursitica, which was “born” in 1993 in Puerto de la Cruz. She also teaches at the Escuela Superior de Turismo Iriarte in Puerto de la Cruz. She has is married with 2 daughters and runs the Hotel Tigaiga together with her brother and sister, her principle task being customer services and the supervision of the Hotel gardens. Due to family commitments she works only half time at the hotel.