Russian at University. She travelled for a bit and got her first job as a reporter soon after returning to UK. She has been a journalist ever since, amassing over 30 years experience, mainly in Hong Kong, doing just about every kind of job a journalist can do. About 20 years ago she returned to the UK and soon afterwards joined the Financial Times where she still works full time, mainly as an editor but also as a writer, video producer and presenter.

Emma joined Hastings Writers Group in November 2012 and is working on her first novel.