Project Co-ordinator and Researcher
Emma is a Project Co-ordinator and Researcher and is passionate about elevating and empowering local voice to strengthen and facilitate wider system transformation.
Emma’s work at IU involves supporting the adoption and adaption of North Yorkshire’s ‘No Wrong Door’ approach – a community-focused model of children’s services – into its consolidation and strengthening phases across adopter contexts. She has developed workshop learning materials as well as supporting the early development of an Innovation Network that spans the Greater Manchester innovation community.
Prior to joining IU, Emma worked with charities focused on care experienced young people and alleviating food poverty and across Greater Manchester. Emma’s background is in Geography and Social Research Methods, with a specific focus on using participatory methods for community-led development in UK urban zones.