Emma has spent her 25-year career working in financial services, initially in corporate finance, and then in fund management, specialising in sustainable investment and corporate governance.
As Sustainable Investment and Governance Director at Jupiter Asset Management, and more recently Director of Stewardship, Emma was integral to the development of Jupiter’s reputation in the corporate governance and sustainability fields. This work has included research and analysis on companies’ environmental, social and governance performance, engaging with companies at board level and public policy engagement.
She currently serves on various boards and advisory committees including the Environment Agency, the Future Cities Catapult, the Aldersgate Group, the 30% Club Steering Committee, the Carbon Trust Advisory Panel and the Executive Board of The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability.
Her past board and advisory roles have included being a director of Triodos Renewables PLC; Vice Chair and Chair of UKSIF, the UK sustainable investment and finance association, and a member of the Commission on Environmental Markets and Economic Performance, set up by the UK Government to make detailed proposals specifically on enhancing the UK environmental industries, technologies and markets.