Emma was previously an Executive Director with the NT Department of the Chief Minister. Her experience includes nearly twenty years working across WA, the NT and Queensland in various policy development, community relations, stakeholder engagement and Indigenous capacity building roles. This has been primarily from working for government and industry and includes significant exposure to issues relating to Northern Australian Development. Emma has previously worked in both the Kimberley and Pilbara regions and has a comprehensive understanding of the stakeholders and the issues affecting the regions. Emma has a Bachelors degree and Masters degree in Economics from UWA.