Eleigh has been researching the capabilities of the forensic VMD process since 2014 and is now consider a leading authority in the technique. Her early research initiated a number of design changes to the West Technology VMD range, which now offers systems suited to all laboratory types. Her reputation for embarking on research that provides practical solutions to real casework issues has resulted in collaboration and consultancy with various Government Agencies, Police Forces and Academic Institutions.
Eleigh graduated from UWE Bristol with a 1st class B.Sc. Hons in Forensic Science in 2009 and was awarded an MPhil for her forensic VMD research in 2017. Prior to her involvement with West Technology Forensics she worked as a Forensic Analyst with the FSS (London, UK).