Emma is the director customer programmes at Aqua Consultants focussing on complex infrastructure projects and programmes, providing expertise in project and engineering management, commercial and project controls at all stages.
Emma’s background and experience are diverse. Starting her career as a project assistant with Rolls-Royce, she has worked in progressively more senior roles, gaining experience and qualifications in project management by working on large and complex projects across Rolls-Royce plc (aerospace, defence and energy). Her previous roles have included Head of Project Management Function and Director Built Environment at The MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre – part of the Catapult High Value Manufacturing network) with responsibility for setting enterprise-wide standards, tool and templates for project management for cross-Catapult collaborative projects and programmes.
During her career, Emma has gained Chartered Project Professional status and become an APM Fellow. Emma’s passion has always lay with the development of others. She is an active mentor both internally and with APM. Emma is also a strong advocate for the development of the profession and has been a previous chair of APM’s Midlands Branch and a judge for the APM Project Management Awards.