Jacqueline has had a long association with the BSO since first attending a concert in Bournemouth with her father when she was a child.

Her career spans both the private sector in management roles and the NHS at board level.Most recently she was Deputy Chair of NHS Dorset CCG .

Jacqueline is a Mental Health Act Panel member for Dorset Healthcare FT , a trustee of Life Education Wessex and a patron of Lewis Manning Hospice. She was High Sheriff of Dorset 2018/9 and is a Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Dorset