After obtaining her Degree in Law from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, she completed a master's degree in International Legal Studies at The American University (Washington DC) and took part in a Lam Exchange Program with the University of San Diego (California) in Mexico and Guatemala.
She began her professional career in Madrid as Legal Advisor of the International Division of Banco de Santander, a function she held until she moved to Brussels to begin her career as a European civil servant. She has extensive professional experience within the European Commission, holding various positions of responsibility since 1991 in different areas.
From December 1994 to June 1999, she was responsible for the negotiations of the EU / Latin America Cooperation Agreements in the Directorate General for External Relations. Subsequently, she coordinated and monitored the development instruments of the 7 EDF in the Directorate General for Development, as geographical manager of Guinea Bissau. During her time in the General Directorate of Education and Culture she held the position of Deputy Head of Unit and was in charge of a team in the Finance unit, giving support and service to the operational units in the budgetary, financial and contractual areas.
In January 2013, she joined the General Directorate of Enterprise, Internal Market and SMEs as Deputy Head of the Human Resources Unit, a responsibility she will continue to hold in the Agency of the European Commission of Small and Medium Enterprises, (EASME) in the 2014 as Head of Unit.
Currently, she is Head of Unit at SMP / COSME Pillar, responsible for managing COSME pillar of the Single Market Programme (SMP) and of the COSME legacy (2014-2020), the first EU Programme for the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises, of which one of its pillars is the European Business Network (Enterprise Europe Network).