Heidi Featherstone graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 1991. After seven years in general practice in the UK and Hong Kong, she began her career in ophthalmology with a residency at the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, in 1998. In 2003, she introduced the ophthalmology service at Davies Veterinary Specialists with a colleague. Heidi worked at Willows Referral Service, West Midlands until 2017, co-supervising several ECVO residency training programmes over more than a decade. She is a member of the BVA/KC/ISDS eye panel, a member of the ECVO board and a visiting lecturer at Nottingham Veterinary School. She holds both the RCVS and European diplomas in veterinary ophthalmology, and her special interests include the cornea and intraocular surgery.