Pauline graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with an Honours degree in Communication and Mass Media. She then went on to study Contemporary Politics with the Open University.

Pauline has worked with the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) for nearly nine years as a Support Worker and is now a Family Wellbeing Worker with Stepping Stones for Families.

Due to raising her daughter who lives with Cerebral Palsy, Pauline has engaged with many organisations; she is a member of Alliance Health and Social Care and an ambassador for Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy and Bobath Scotland.