Emily is an arts management professional with over 10 years of experience working across venues and festivals. Her background is in dance but she has a passion and interest in all art forms. She trained in Dance and has a Post Graduate Certificate in Arts, Festival and Cultural Management. She most enjoys working and connecting with people in lively, artistic environments with lots of practical challenges – and unusual hours of work! She is passionate about creating and supporting spaces where creativity can thrive.
Emily loves to travel and has lived and worked in South East Asia, the USA and Australia. She’s enjoyed working with people of different ages from all over the world and in a wide variety of settings (including onboard tall ships!). Emily is currently Head of Operations for one of the largest venue operators at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.