Emily is the Senior Communications and Engagement Officer for the Social Sector Engagement team at Big Society Capital.
Previously, Emily was Senior Campaigns Officer at Citizens Advice Scotland where she managed the charities national campaigns programme, engaging with 59 members Citizens Advice Bureau and lobbying Scottish Government to make change.
Prior to Citizens Advice Scotland she worked for two Scottish marketing agencies, from running media campaigns, to developing full-scale advertising campaigns and website projects.
In her spare time, Emily runs Scotland’s first charity focused on tackling gender-based violence in the digital age – The Empower Project. She has also volunteered at Glasgow Women’s Aid and her local foodbank in Edinburgh for a number of years.
Emily also set-up Scotland’s Third Sector Women’s Network, the first network of manager-level and below self-identifying women.