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 University communities to ensure success.

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, 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 senior recruitment campaigns from within institutions and with experience of working at executive board level, has an in-depth appreciation of the different organisations, functions and departments in higher education and their importance to University success and the student experience.