Emma Wilkins
Executive Search Consultant


Emma works in our Higher Education division, with almost 25 years’ experience in higher education and a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, Emma is passionate about the power of people to transform organisations and the importance of strong and effective leadership.

With a broad knowledge of higher education policy and priorities, Emma has held a number of senior management roles and is acutely aware of the skills and talents needed in Universities to ensure success in an increasingly market-driven and challenging environment.

Emma is new to Executive search and selection and was drawn to the role out of a desire to ensure that the best talent is recruited into higher education institutions, a sector she is very passionate about. Having graduated with a law degree, Emma chose a career in HR and has continued to develop her professional profile in the field of people services ever since.  Her leadership portfolios have included human resources, student support, careers & employability and front of house services.  Emma has led a number of executive recruitment campaigns from within institutions and with experience of working at executive board level, has an in-depth appreciation of the different functions and departments and their importance to the University and student experience.