Her primary education was at the British Yeoward School, in Puerto de la Cruz, where she did her O’levels. After finishing her secondary education (Abitur), in 1985 she graduated from the Steingenberger professional hotel training school, at Bad Reichenhall.
She studied in the European Business Programme at the Technical High schools of Münster and Madrid, graduating with a degree in business management. After practical training in Germany, Brussels, at the EU, in Prague, at the commercial department of the Spanish Embassy, a period with Andersen Consulting in Madrid added the finishing touch to her qualifications. She returned to the Hotel Tigaiga in 1993. Here, as codirector, her work lays emphasis on quality and ecological management. She is founder member of the environment commission of ASHOTEL, Tenerife’s hotel association. It is to her credit that the Tigaiga gained the sought after EU environmental certificate, one of the first enterprises to obtain it in the Canary lslands. The ISO 9001 certification for quality management was also gained thanks to her involvement. She continues to carry out her responsibility for finance and floor service, and, of course, also for the personal well-being of the guests.