Bachelor in Sinology, U. Leiden, Holland, 1962; Master of Business Administration, University of Southern Europe, Monaco, 1992.
Director, Artasia Ltd., Hong Kong, 1965-1970; director, Foreign Policy & Company (Pharmaceutical) Ltd., Hong Kong, 1960-1985; director, Art Mondial Ltd., Hong Kong, since 1983.
Treasurer Vienna i'l School Parent-Teachers Association, 1994-1996. Member Earth Watch, Dames Francophones, Japanese Speaking Club, WritersClub.
Married Frederick Pordes, 1960 (deceased January 1992). Children: Frances, Marcel, Anatol.