Andrea Ramalho was born in Rio de Janeiro. Altough she lives in Germany since 2003, she still cannot hide her brazilian temperament. The biologist Andrea Ramalho is diving since 1993 and works as underwater camera woman together with Ralf Kiefner.
Her work has been aired world wide on National Geographic, Discovery Channel, BBC as well as on ARD, ZDF, RTL, VOX and PRO 7 (Germany). As underwater camera woman, she was involved in the production of Whales to Watch, The Big Feast, (both productions for VOX) as well as in the highly commended shark documentaries Beyond Fear, Striped Hunters and End of a Myth. During the production of these documentaries with Great White Sharks and Tiger Sharks without a protective cage.