Nean graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1991. In 2005 she completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics. Nean’s particular professional interest is children’s vision and she is a also member of the ACBO (Australian College of Behavioural Optometrists).
Nean has worked at Optometry practices around Melbourne, country Victoria and New Zealand. She spent two years working as a volunteer in an eye hospital in Asmara, Eritrea. Nean has worked at Fitzgerald Optometry since 2010.
Nean lives nearby with her husband and two children. She enjoys writing children’s novels and cycling to work.