Ashley has lived locally all her life and attended Altrincham Girls Grammar School. She then attained a 2:1 in English Literature and Drama and completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Education with Distinction at Manchester Metropolitan University. Ashley has worked in education since 2014.

Ashley joined the Business Development team in 2023. Responsibilities include supporting the Business Development team with communication and data input, developing the monthly newsletter and coordinating networking events.

Outside of work, Ashley is an avid reader and sings with a local covers band.