Emma has worked in the third sector since 2007, starting her career in fundraising at Sue Ryder as a junior fundraiser. She moved to Galloway’s Society for the Blind in 2013, where she widened her remit to charity communications alongside fundraising. In January 2020, Emma moved to the Alzheimer’s Society and currently leads the North and Northern Ireland Regional Engagement team. Emma is a Trustee of Out There - a charity supporting families affected by the imprisonment of a loved one across Greater Manchester. She is also an active committee member for the Chartered Institute of Fundraising - North West, supporting other professional fundraiser across the region. She co-founded Managers Meet Ups with Jo McGuinness, a peer support network for fundraising managers across the UK and she co-manages Fundraising Chat, the largest digital network of professional fundraisers in the UK.