Meinir comes from Waengoleugoed near St Asaph. She graduated with a BMus and MA in Music from Bangor University and started working at Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias in 2001. She is also a harpist and taught at several Gwynedd schools whilst working part time for the Canolfan. She was appointed to the post of full time Manager in 2008 and Director in 2011. She continues to accompany on the harp at National Eisteddfodau and Festivals.