Aileen graduated from Queensland University of Technology with a Degree in Information Technology. Prior to joining SUTD, she was a consultant with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore. Other than providing ICT consultancy to the various government ministries and statutory board locally and overseas, she also conceptualised implemented programmes to raise ICT adoption by the public sector agencies, citizens and businesses.

During her free time, she likes to go trail hiking and bask in the beauty of nature.