Emma is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at King’s College London in the Geography Department. She has worked with humanitarian and development operational and policy research organisations for over twenty years. She was awarded a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship with NERC to support strengthened dialogue between the providers and users of science for strengthening resilience amongst at risk groups. Emma has a BA. in Swahili and African Art and Archaeology from the School of Oriental and African Studies and an MA. in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights from the University of Essex.