Jill grew up in Aberdeenshire and studied politics at Glasgow University before moving to London. She worked delivering projects and transformational change across public and private sectors before returning to Scotland and settling in Edinburgh.
Jill campaigns for active travel and has cycle toured extensively across Scotland mainland, out islands and mainland Europe. She recognises the need for public transport to connect people and towns and cities and will prioritise decarbonising public transport.
Jill has worked in a voluntary capacity for a number of charities including a local cycle outreach programme as well as with NGOs overseas. She also enjoys takes open water swimming, running, cycling and painting.