Emma is Project Director for Creative Estuary, a 3 year programme supported by DCMS, to unlock the economic potential of the Thames Estuary through culture-led growth. She has over twenty years’ experience in the cultural and creative industries across arts management, strategy and policy development and as successful fundraiser and trainer.

Emma has worked in both the public and private sector and is passionate about the importance of access to arts and culture for everyone, and the benefits that it can bring. She has delivered projects for a wide range of arts and cultural organisations across a variety of art forms. Previous clients include Folkestone Triennial, Acrojou, Turner Contemporary, Bedford Borough Council, Whitstable Biennale, Luton Culture and Artswork. Emma previously worked in the commercial design sector in marketing and business development, with a focus on developing brands and products for children. Emma is a governor for a Primary School in Faversham, Kent.