Ashbridge-Thomlinson was appointed vice president of consultancy at Nicholas Hall & Company, between 1995 and 2000.
In 2000 she moved Parliamentary Communications Ltd. to be a government and health care analyst.
She then moved to lobbying groups, APCO UK as a senior associate in health practice and Fleishman-Hillard, as a director and head of healthcare public affairs, between January 2004 and March 2008. She was then appointed partner and director of strategy and business development in healthcare until January 2013.
- MA Translating & Interpreting, Spanish Interpreting & Translation, Salford University
- MA Hispanic Studies, University of Edinburgh 1988 – 1992