Marcella graduated as an optometrist from Manchester University in 1986 and has worked in private practice and hospital based settings in the UK and New Zealand. She is passionate about education, leading a number of educational and digital initiatives across EMEA for CooperVision. Marcella has authored clinical articles and presented at European and International conferences. She is Past President of the BCLA, and holds fellowships for American Academy of Optometry, International Association of Contact Lens Educators and the British Contact Lens Association. Her current interests are in silicone hydrogel materials, CL retention and myopia management.