Emma joined greenspace scotland in 2016 as Community Enabler Co-ordinator for Bags of Help, a fund that uses money raised from the sale of carrier bags in Tesco stores to pay for local projects to improve green spaces in communities. She now also has a wider Programme Manager role, including work with Glasgow City Council on the Horizon 2020 Connecting Nature project.

Previously she was Exhibition Director at Architecture and Design Scotland and managed the Stalled Spaces Scotland programme. Originally trained as an architect, Emma has been involved with many projects, events, festivals and exhibitions that promote the value of architecture, design and place-making both in the UK and internationally.

Emma was Programme Director at The Lighthouse and directed Scotland’s Six Cities Design Festival’s public programme in 2007. Prior to this she worked for the Science Museum in London and Glasgow 1999: UK City of Architecture and Design. Emma is also very active in her local area helping run events in the local park and is currently leading the design development of this important community greenspace.

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