Emily is Oxford City Councillor St Marys for has lived in St. Mary’s ward since 2015. She is the founder of Share Our Cars, a national campaign encouraging people to ‘borrow, not buy’ new cars, and lives with her partner and their three young children.
She works as a sustainability consultant and is a great believer in the power of both business and grassroots community initiatives to make change.
Emily is extremely concerned about the impact of climate change and social justice issues and joined the Green Party to make a difference at the local level.
She loves cycling, and campaigns locally for improved cycle and pedestrian safety and empowering people to reduce private car use. Emily has also launched, or helped launch, a number of car-sharing groups in Oxford, allowing neighbours to easily share their cars and reduce pressure on local parking.
She was recently recognised as a Climate Change Hero by the High Sheriff of Oxfordshire. Emily has been a school governor for 13 years and ran a company which published travel guides for kids.
Emily studied for her MBA at INSEAD in France and Singapore, and has a degree from Cambridge and a BA Foundation from Oxford.
You can find Emily on Twitter