Jacqueline studied at the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow, graduating with a BArch(Hons) and Diploma in Architecture. In 2013 she gained the RIBA Part III qualification at London Metropolitan University. Prior to joining Niall McLaughlin, Jacqueline worked at Wright & Wright Architects. There she worked on many listed building projects, including the Geffrye Museum, the Architectural Association on Bedford Square and Magdalen College, Oxford.
Since joining Niall McLaughlin Architects Jacqueline has worked on new build and refurbishment projects for Jesus College, Cambridge. She is currently working on the Scotland Wing Extension, a new gallery building at Auckland Castle in County Durham and a private house in Oxfordshire. Jacqueline was made an associate in 2020.