Kayleigh O’Neill

Kayleigh O’Neill

Age: 24
Location: Edinburgh
Pronouns: she/her

Kayleigh O’Neill, 30 under 30 nominee in 2023 smiling at the camera.

Originally from Motherwell, Kayleigh moved to Edinburgh for university and has since worked for Euan’s Guide and Inclusion Scotland. She continues to work part-time for the co-leader of the Scottish Greens. In 2023 she was appointed the Green representative on COSLA’s Barriers to Elected Office special interest group.

Kayleigh is the group’s Equalities spokesperson and currently sits on the council’s Education, Children and Families Committee and the Transport & Environment Committee.

In her ward and across the city Kayleigh advocates for better accessibility, stronger engagement and greener values. She is vocal on issues of pavement parking, dropped kerb access and other barriers that disabled and elderly people face in their daily lives.