Emily is the University Liaison Manager for the University of Exeter where she is also the Manager of the Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.

Emily previously worked at the University of Exeter as the Manager of the Institute of Coding and, earlier, as the manager of a climate and mathematics network group since joining the University in 2012. Prior to working at the University of Exeter, Emily worked in various policy and commercialisation of research roles at NERC, the University of Warwick and BBSRC. Emily has an academic background in molecular biology (PhD) and an MBA.