Emma has 20 years’ experience operating at the nexus between sustainable investment, financial innovation and social and environmentally friendly development. Emma’s spent a decade running community development and conservation programmes in Central America, then 5 years managing an impact investment fund for ERM the global environmental consultancy.
When she moved to Nairobi in 2012, she set up Impact Capital Advisors, a boutique impact consulting firm that has advised clients such as the Calvert Foundation, Aga Khan Trust for Culture, UNDP, UNEP’s SEED programme, DOEN and the UK-based Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor. In 2014 Emma founded and self-financed Tiny Totos, stewarding its growth to the transformational social enterprise impacting 1000s of lives every day.
Emma has a first-class Bachelors from Oxford University, a Masters in Resource Management from the University of British Columbia and an MBA with Distinction from Oxford’s Said Business School where she was a Skoll Scholar in Social Entrepreneurship.