Aileen McLeod was born on 24 August 1971 and is a Scottish National Party politician.
12 Facts About Aileen McLeod
Aileen McLeod is a former Member of the European Parliament for the Scotland constituency, having been elected in the 2019 European Parliament election.
Aileen McLeod served as MEP until the 31 January 2020 when the Brexit process was completed.
Aileen McLeod attended Claremont High School going on to study at the University of Edinburgh, graduating in 1993 with a degree in German and European Community studies.
Aileen McLeod joined the SNP in 2004 after leaving her restricted post in the Scottish Parliament.
From 2009 to 2011 Aileen McLeod was Parliamentary Assistant to Michael Russell MSP.
In 2011 Aileen McLeod was elected to the Scottish Parliament via the South Scotland regional list after losing in the constituency of Galloway and West Dumfries to Alex Fergusson.
Aileen McLeod attended the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.
Aileen McLeod had looked at issues relating to land ownership, with some efforts made to increase transparency of this.
Aileen McLeod was succeeded as Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform by Roseanna Cunningham.
Aileen McLeod was elected as a Member of the European Parliament for the Scotland constituency in the 2019 European Parliament election.
In September 2019 Aileen McLeod was a member of the European Parliament's delegation to the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit She served as MEP until 31 January 2020, when the Brexit process was completed.