Mairi graduated from Glasgow University in 1987 and worked in general practice before specialising in diagnostic imaging. She gained the RCVS Diploma in Veterinary Radiology in 1997 and became an ECVDI Diplomate in 1999.
Mairi has worked in all aspects of imaging at specialist centres in Switzerland, Austria, Sweden and the Republic of Ireland, returning to the UK in 2001 to develop the imaging service at the Royal (Dick) Veterinary School in Edinburgh, where she continued to work as a lecturer for 15 years. Mairi joined Vets Now as a consultant imager in 2016.
Outside work Mairi enjoys time with her family and cat, Rosie. Her hobbies include swimming, skiing, hillwalking and music.