Born in Scotland, Aileen qualified from Dundee University in 1982 and worked in private practice in England before emigrating to Australia in 1995. In addition to her initial qualification, Aileen gained a Graduate Certificate in Dentistry from the University of Adelaide in 2001. In 2003 she joined Barry J Geldard Dental Practice, after working in private practice in Albany and the public sector in Grafton NSW.
Aileen is a keen sailor and a long time member of Princess Royal Sailing Club Albany. Those who visit Aileen will know that there is always a lot of laughter coming from her surgery.