Gabrielle graduated from Massey University with a Veterinary degree in 2000. Gabrielle developed her own companion animal clinic in 2004, growing to five clinics around the lower South Island over a 10-year period before selling these clinics to a nationwide company.
Gabrielle and her family, own and operate a 530ha arable and store lamb farm at Dorie, Mid Canterbury. She is a chartered member of the Institute of Directors. She is a member of the Lincoln University Council.