Marquessa holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.M) with Distinction and a Master of Laws (LL.M) specializing in International Corporate Law.
Marquessa's background is in high finance and luxury real estate development, the latter incorporating her passion for contemporary fine art, interior décor and contemporary architecture.
Marquessa is of Australian, French, Scandinavian (Swedish) and Russian decent.
Marquessa is a women, children's and human rights advocate and was awarded a Commendation of Excellence in International Human Rights Law.
Marquessa supports Doctors without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) and St Judes Children's Hospital.
Marquessa enjoys nature, health, wellness, yoga and meditation and spending time in her organic lavender garden.