Maria Mercè obtained her degree in veterinary medicine in 2002, at UniversitatAutònoma de Barcelona. Very soon started as a commercial diver in a seabass Spanish farm, and moved on as veterinary assistant. At mid-2005, moved on as technical support for DibaqDiproteg, giving veterinary support for marine and fresh water species in Spain and Portugal.
Early 2007 she moved back to fish production as Fish Health Manager at Culmarex Group, where she developed, adapted and applied the Fish Health Strategy, a global approach for the optimal animal health management from egg to harvest for optimal final product. Late 2015, Maria Mercè moved to Nutriad where she is Business Development Manager Health at the Aquaculture Division.