Emma Clarence


Emma has significant expertise in public policy and local economic development, including areas such as social innovation, job creation, social inclusion and the sharing economy. Previous work experience across Europe and Asia with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (Local Economic and Employment Development Programme) saw Emma working with governments and stakeholders to address local economic and social challenges. She has also worked with Urbact, a European cities knowledge network, participating in events and work streams on subjects such as social innovation in cities and new urban economies.

Emma holds degrees from Macquarie University (Australia), Staffordshire University (UK), the University of Bologna (Italy) and the Open University (UK) in areas including history, politics, sociology, economics and literature.