She has degrees from Williams Collage in Massachusetts and the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs in New York. She was correspondent for the Wall Street Journal in Spain for more than 15 years and a regular contributor to Business Week. She was a co-recipient of an Overseas Press Club Award for Best Business Journalism and a finalist for a best Journalist of the Year Award from the World Leadership Forum in London. She was both president and secretary general of a foreign press association in Spain and a member of the executive committee of the Association of Spanish Economic Journalists (APIE). She currently holds the position of Head of the Communication Department for The Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB).