Heidi graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 1991. She worked in general practice for seven years before starting her training in ophthalmology at the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket. Heidi gained her RCVS Diploma in Veterinary Ophthalmology in 2001, and her European Diploma in Veterinary Ophthalmology in 2005. She is both an RCVS Recognised Specialist and an EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology. She is a member of the BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Panel, past secretary of the British Association of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (BrAVO) and the current President of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ECVO). Heidi enjoys teaching undergraduates at two veterinary schools (Nottingham University and St George’s University, Grenada), as well as training post-graduates via the ECVO residency programme. Her clinical interests include corneal disease and the surgical management of cataract. She has published on several aspects of veterinary ophthalmology and is a regular speaker in the UK and overseas.