Born into an international family, she studied in the United States and France. She has been living in Germany since 1992 and was active in international management for over 10 years. Following the establishment of an international private client business unit at a bank in Frankfurt, she focused on strategic and quality development in the Sector. In 1996, she joined a Swiss bank in Geneva as external consultant for market analysis and development. She was deployed to the management board of numerous banks, throughout Europe, with the task of establishing the private client and asset management business.
She pursued her personal interest in education throughout her professional career through personnel training and also teaching courses at private institutions in marketing and management. She is engaged in socio-cultural projects working on creative and innovative non-profit initiatives and is a member of the Board of Directors at the Franconian International School in Erlangen, Germany, since 2009.