Gretta is originally from Seattle. She studied literature at the University of British Columbia and Trinity College Dublin. She worked in a corporate environment for a number of years before deciding to pursue a Masters in Common Law at UCD. She became a vegetarian nearly ten years ago, and made the transition to veganism after learning more about the dairy and egg industry. Gretta is especially interested in topics related to environmental law, animal law, and animal welfare standards both in Ireland and abroad.