Emma has worked across healthcare for over 20 years and is an experienced Board level Director and leader within the health and care sector. She is a values driven leader centred around people, continually striving for innovation and improvement that enhances patient, colleague, and partner experience.
Emma is proud to have led in various senior leadership roles including Operational Management, Service Improvement, Organisational Development, Leadership and Culture Transformation. Emma’s public sector experience spans acute, community, primary care and independent. She has also gained experience within the private healthcare sector and worked across Europe as a Senior Healthcare Consultant supporting organisational change and effectiveness.
Emma believes dearly and holds a constant ambition to develop and sustain cultures where networking, compassion, motivation and learning for improvement is valued and lived through the behaviours of people and social systems. She is the Founder and Chair of Proud2bOps, an innovative, multi award-winning national network of operational professionals from health and care providers. Emma is a leader within the Horizons senior team, leading system and large-scale change whilst also acting as a national advisor across health and care management development. Emma is a member of the BMJ Leader International Editorial Advisory Board and an Ambassador of the OD Academy.