Emma is a Senior Research Officer working within ODI’s Risk and Resilience Programme. She has an MA in Disasters, Adaptation and Development from King's College London, and her areas of interest include: disaster risk reduction, climate change, resilience, gender and social inclusion in DRR, and post-2015 processes for DRR and development.
Emma also has extensive experience of project management - including financial management, forecasting and reporting; work planning and contracts; business planning; and communications strategy and outreach.
Before working at ODI, Emma spent two years working in Bangkok, Thailand - where she had experience of working on disaster risk management, climate change adaptation and development issues within the Asia-Pacific Region; working with the International Federation of the Red Cross/Red Crescent (IFRC), the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific (UNESCAP).
- IGNITE stage at the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction,‘Communicating climate science for disaster risk reduction decision-making’24 May 2017, United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) (http://eird.org/)13 December 2016, Thomson Reuters Foundation
- 15 March 2016, Thomson Reuters Foundation15 March 2016, Daily Mail
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