She was born in Hamm (Germany), attended German school in Madrid and Barcelona as well as the College of Veterinary Medicine in Madrid from where she graduated in 1993. She did practices in the USA (Dodgeville Veterinary Center, Wisconsin) and Germany (Tierklinik in Telgte, Tierärtzliche Hochschule in Hannover).
Until the year 2000, she worked both in a urban small animal clinic in Madrid, and a mixed small animal and farm animal clinic in Arenas de San Pedro and Barco de Avila.
Since 2000 she works in the clinic and she has taken over the direction shortly after her arrival in Marbella.
She loves animals since she was a little girl and she loves to take care of her patients, specially the young ones.
Her fields of special interest are diagnostic imaging, pediatrics and general surgery.
Maria Luise speaks German, Spanish and English