In 2016 Emma graduated with a Master’s Degree in Applied Security Strategy from the University of Exeter, where she was awarded a Distinction and the Academic Director’s Prize for the student with the most commendable contribution to the MA Applied Security Strategy. She was also awarded the Director’s Prize for Best Analysis of a current global crisis. During her time at Exeter, she completed a year long research project into UK and NATO policy towards Russia and successfully presented the findings at a Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) conference in May 2016. These findings were subsequently submitted to the UK Defence Select Committee.
Emma also has a first class BSc Honours degree in Policing and Criminal Investigation from the University of Central Lancashire and was awarded the Lancashire Constabulary prize for her work on Human Trafficking in Europe.
Emma is interested in politics, government policy and strategic communications, and is currently learning to speak Korean.