Emma is a Chartered Waste Manager with many years of experience in the waste and resource sector.
Emma is a PRINCE2® qualified project manager with programme management experience and exceptional organisational and delivery skills. She has worked within private sector waste companies, managing operations and bidding teams, and more recently with WRAP. Her core areas of expertise are waste and recycling collections, change management, bid management, contract procurement and programme management.
Emma is Eunomia’s programme manager for the company’s work for WRAP Cymru under the Collaborative Change Programme (CCP) in Wales. She previously acted as WRAP’s London Programme Area Manager, leading their involvement in the establishment of the Resource London partnership with LWARB. She has also worked closely with the WRAP Cymru CCP unit to develop their work plan for 2015/2016 and has an in depth understanding of the Welsh Government’s Collections Blueprint.
Between September 2014 and March 2015, Emma also worked as WRAP’s London Programme Area Manager, jointly mobilising the new Resource London programme and completing the £800k LWARB Borough Communications Support Programme.
Prior to joining Eunomia in 2015, Emma spent three years working for WRAP, where she managed and provided technical support on projects including:
- partnership options appraisals
- collections options modelling
- contract procurement and
- efficiency reviews.
Emma led May Gurney’s Environmental Services bid team, developing the bid strategies and successful, high quality submissions. She went on to mobilise and integrate contracts with values of up to £70million, in West Oxfordshire, Bristol and Cheshire West and Chester. Within this environment, Emma project managed both the ‘day one’ mobilisation and ongoing service change aspects of the collection and street cleansing services, specialising in operational service change and IT and systems integration.
Emma has also worked with one of the country’s leading AD providers, Biogen, helping local authorities to develop the business case for the introduction of food waste collections and also managing the company’s local authority procurement work.