Emily is an award-winning communications and media professional with a decade's experience in external, internal and digital communications and corporate reputation management.

She is currently Head of Communications and Engagement at BBC News. Previously she was Director of Communications and Engagement for leading consulting firm EY Advisory, and spent five years as Head of Corporate and Internal Communications at the Financial Times, after several years as a journalist for Radio New Zealand.

Professional accolades include winning the PR Week 2015 International In-House Team of the Year Award, being recognised as one of The Drum 2014 Top 10 Women in Digital and receiving the 2013 European Young Communicator Award. Emily speaks regularly at communications events around the world, has worked in New Zealand, London, Hong Kong and New York and sits on the Board of the European Association of Communication Directors.