Emma has been our Commercial Director since Sept 2019. She has responsibility for Developments Limited, Spring, procurement, property, health and safety, business development, residential development and retail.

Emma joined Action for Children (then NCH) in September 2009. Since that time she has held several roles, including Director of England South, Operations Director Children’s Services for the South East of England.

Emma has a Higher National Diploma in Leadership. She previously worked for 10 years in supported housing as a Manager and Area Business Manager, delivering services in homelessness, mental health, young people's services and supported living.

Emma started her career as a front-line worker 30 years ago. She first started in a nursing home working with the elderly, and later with adults in a registered care setting.