Emma is a communications professional with experience in media relations, events, campaigns, project management and employee communications. For the past two years she has built her career at Mastercard, delivering media relations and employee communications, but has also become involved in a range of business and charitable projects

Emma has taken the lead in high-profile projects, from the PR effort around Mastercard’s sponsorship of The BRIT Awards to building a giant contactless red nose to raise money for Comic Relief on Red Nose Day, leading the communication of Mastercard’s first return to work programme and driving Mastercard’s communications in Ireland.

In November 2017, Emma was awarded Mastercard’s CEO Force for Good Award, which recognises the best volunteers in the company. Emma has also been an instrumental member of a working group which raised enough to fund more than 9 million meals for some of the world’s hungriest children, through Mastercard’s partnership with the World Food Programme.

Previously Emma worked in the HSBC UK press office, managing media issues, driving positive coverage and managing stakeholders internally, after taking part in HSBC’s Executive Management Graduate Scheme. Emma graduated from the University of Liverpool with a degree in English and Communications.