21 Feb 2024
Emily heads up our Work Action Area team. This team delivers the Age-friendly Employer Pledge, various projects to improve the quality of employment support for over 50s, and all our policy and influencing work relating to employment and older workers.
Before joining Ageing Better, Emily was an Associate Director at the Institute for Government, where she led a number of research projects relating to Government effectiveness – including Performance Tracker, a data driven analysis of nine key public services (from social care, to schools, to prisons).
Emily holds a PhD in History from the University of Warwick. Her thesis – ‘Senility before Alzheimer’ – explored old age and dementia in Victorian Britain. She began her career as a secondary school teacher in London.