Magda was born in Glasgow and went to Fernhill School in Rutherglen. She studied for a degree in History of Art at Glasgow University and went on to complete a Master`s in The History of Collecting and Collections. While at university, Magda joined the Fencing Club, where she met her husband, Colin, and they now have a daughter. Beginning with McTear’s as a part-time summer worker, she has been with the company since 2004. Magda enjoys her roles as Auctioneer and Valuation Department Manager, herself focusing on Chinese and Japanese works of art. In her capacity as Executries Manager, Magda handles McTear's estate work and liaises with legal clients and contacts. Magda’s hobbies include enjoying family trips, socialising with friends and, if she’s lucky, the occasional quiet night in!