Maria Elsie Gerhard is a 24-year-old admin assistant who enjoys hockey, photography and cookery. She is smart and inspiring, but can also be very selfish and a bit sneaky.

She has had four affairs so far. Most recently she cheated on bit on the side, Archibald, with 36-year-old personal trainer, Dan Hall. She is currently single.

She is a German Buddhist. She finished school and then left academia. She is a vegetarian. 

Physically, Maria is in pretty good shape. She is average-height with fair skin, blonde hair and green eyes. Unusually, she has a prosthetic hand; she lost hers during a fight with a train. 

She grew up in a middle class neighbourhood. After her father died when she was young, she was raised by her mother 

She is currently single. Her most recent romance was with a personal trainer called Dan Hilda Hall, who was 2 years older than her. They broke up because trust issues.

Maria’s best friend is an admin assistant called Barbara Garner. They get on well most of the time. She also hangs around with Alexander Burke and Jay Rees. They enjoy jigsaw puzzles together.