Emma’s portfolio career combines facilitating, directing, performing and theatre-making with singing, writing, voiceover and corporate coaching.
She has worked with multi-national corporations across the world delivering Personal Impact, Communication and Presentation skill packages, plus she regularly trains barristers in the fine art of landing a powerful message.
Her writing spans women’s magazines and national newspapers in the early 90s to crafting the speeches for the UK Audi management team conference in 2019. She is also the co-author of ‘101 Days to Make a Change’, which offers daily, do-able strategies on ‘knowing to being’.
She is certified in the Spiral Dynamics and Management Drives tools and facilitates Diversity and inclusion packages using Forum Theatre across the public, private and voluntary sectors, including bespoke inclusive leadership programmes with the MOD. As a coach, she has worked with Senior Management Teams in education, manufacturing, the NHS and the renewable energy sector.
Her acting highlights include the title role in The Soho Group's all-female Macbeth, various comedies and dramas for Radio 4, EastEnders, eight stints at the Edinburgh Festival, a darkly comic double act Sid and Valerie, founder member, performer and writer for Radio City Theatre, singer with a psychedelic folk band, The Silver Swans, singing disco diva at Brighton’s cult 70s night, Club Click and a Joni Mitchell tribute act with acclaimed musician Nicky Mitchell.
Her most recent directing credit (2020) is a national tour of the stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson’s much-loved children’s book, Zog.
She says her continued joy and motivation in life is ‘truffling out and connecting with people’s unique potential’.