Associate Professor Saville is the Executive Director of VCS Incorporated. Associate Professor Saville is a cytopathologist with special expertise in gynaecological cytology, having trained at the Northwestern University, School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois and with Professor Jan Silverman, then at the University of East Carolina. She is a past president of both the Australian and New Zealand Societies of Cytology. She chaired the Board of Examiners for the Australian Society from 2009 until 2013. She is an author on numerous peer reviewed publications. Associate Professor Saville has served on a number of cervical screening advisory committees in Australia and most recently was a member of the Renewal steering committee, a group established by the Australian Government to provide guidance to the Screening Subcommittee on the future of the National Cervical Screening programme.