Marloes is an Aerospace Engineer as well as a talented sportswoman. She is a curious and active person with broad interests. She considers the following amongst her qualities and characteristics, learned both from her professional as well as extra-curricular activities: independency, perseverance, teamplayer, disciplined, passionate, communicatively strong. Her curiosity and energy cause a need to constantly discover and learn new things.

In 2017 she completed her BSc Aerospace Engineering at Technical University of Delft. She then went on to complete a MSc Aerodynamics also at Technical University of Delft.

After graduating, she was temporarily assigned as knowledge manager at the Dutch Ministry of Defence, which included the management of the European project EDIDP Sea Defence. She also worked for one year as a trainee at the European Defence Agency in Brussels, as part of the Technology Foresight and Innovation management team and within the domains of Air and Maritime systems.