Emma is an urban policy and communications expert.
An urbanist and writer, Emma has fifteen years of political and economic journalism experience. Formerly head of the economic service for The Associated Press in Paris and Bloomberg’s chief political reporter in France, Emma has covered a breadth of industry sectors and political issues. She has worked across the globe, recently focusing on the UK, France and West Africa in policy and communications roles for organisations including the Financial Times, Invest in France and the Town and Country Planning Association.
Her publications include Schizophrenie Francaise: Sego, Sarko, Jacques et Moi (Jean-Claude Gawsewitch, 2007), a humorous take on French politics, and A Tale of Tech City, for which she is a co-author. Her debut novel, Twisted Ladder, is being represented by the Dystel & Goderich literary agency. It is a study of addiction, and its hereditary implications, a topic she is continuing to research for Demos.
Emma has a Masters in spatial planning from the Bartlett (UCL), where she specialised in regeneration with a focus on London’s East End and the Olympic Park area.
This report looks at the future of digital innovation in Inner East London.
This report argues for targeted information awareness campaigns aimed at parents to help them consider their parenting style and the impact of alcohol on parenting ability.
The plans for East London Tech City have generated a good deal of excitement. But the way ahead is far from clear. This project looks at how these plans can be best achieved, by comparing East London to other international tech based regenerations and by talking directly to entreprenuers.More