TESTIMONIALS

“We hired Emma’s strategy services to develop the long-term Placemaking Strategy for Eddington. This included taking our existing work and outline, researching and developing a concept, a narrative, workstreams and principles to help us deliver the softer side of our Placemaking ambitions which included; engagement, marketing and stewardship plus putting KPIs in place. Emma’s knowledge and advice were clear, thoughtful and delivered on time and on budget and we are now putting in place the actions she recommended.”

Heather Topel, Project Director, North West Cambridge Development.

“Emma worked closely with the Board and wider team at Stride Treglown to design and deliver the Shaping Future Places event. Emma’s wide industry knowledge, advice and skills were critical in shaping the event, the book that followed and the wider campaign.”

John Wright, Director of Commercial architecture at Stride Treglown.

“Emma was a valued extension to our team managing the communications for a tricky engineering aspect during a major road closure on the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme. Emma’s experience and understanding of complex subject matter along with her excellent attention to detail, creativity with content and well-crafted messages contributed to a high level of engagement across all communication channels. This ultimately resulted in a positive outcome for the delivery of the project.”

Pam Hobson, Stakeholder Director, A14 Integrated Delivery Team.

“Emma provided us with expert guidance when approaching how to communicate with local politicians and businesses about a new development site. She was experienced in dealing with difficult situations, presented excellent data and a sound communications strategy that helped us communicate our vision and values in an informative and understandable way. Emma continues to provide us with strategic advice and creative ideas on how best to deal with our profile and customers.”

Andrew Adams, Senior Development Manager, Axis Land Partnerships.

“Emma and I pitched together for a broad strategic comms brief and she provided immense clarity to our proposition as well as an air of calm and confidence that the more junior members of the pitch team responded to. Would love to work with her again – she’s also great fun!”

Ben Lee, PR Manager, Bidwells.

“Emma is a great example of a strategic communications professional, who will work expertly and flexibly to get the job done, even when resources and time are tight. She covers a very wide brief with focus, clarity and priority, earning huge respect from her colleagues, communications partners.”

Rebecca Britton, Communities and Partnerships for Urban and Civic.

“Emma has a dynamic and creative approach to generating ideas and the assessment of supporting evidence. She sees the big picture while effectively scrutinising data, adding value throughout a complex, multi-faceted consultancy process. Emma was a pleasure to work with, combining intellectual challenge with good humour, a rare combination in my experience.”

David Tuck, Managing Director, GENECON

“Emma is a joy to work with. She has a great practical approach and she is full of ideas and always met a deadline.  She has that rare ability to be able to focus on the detail whilst keeping a firm grip on the strategy and has exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills plus an amazing ability to turn what could be a problem into a success, she was a great asset to our team .”

Terry Fuller, Executive Director at the Homes and Communities Agency

“Emma planned and delivered multiple media interviews in one day with key trade press for the UK Housing Minister at the largest property show in the world, MIPIM in Cannes, alongside leading the programme content for the housing strand. Emma’s expert guidance secured the profile and the speakers we needed on UK housing for the ‘Invest in GREAT’ UK Government Pavilion.”

Sarah Rutt, Programme Manager MIPIM Cannes, Department for International Trade.

“Emma was the driving force behind the branding and comms strategy for Northstowe, a planned new town near Cambridge. She was instrumental in ensuring stakeholders were engaged and up to date, and managed tricky situations with gravitas and professionalism.  I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Emma and her work.”

Paul Kitson, Project Director, Northstowe Town

“Emma is great to work with, always practical, resourceful, able to focus on details whilst maintaining a sense of the bigger strategic picture. She also manages to make really important work fun, creative and always rewarding. I can only hope we get to work together again in the future as she’s fab.”

Steve Connor, Chief Executive, Creative Concern.