Researcher biography

Emma is a Koori, Aboriginal woman from the Wiradjuri Nation in New Sourth Wales through her mother and grandparents, and Middle-Eastern, Jewish Australian on her Father's side. While Emma was born in Muloobinba (Newcastle, New South Wales), she moved and grew up in Winnam (Wynnum), on Quandamooka Country (Moreton Bay).

Emma has a professional background in leadership, executive management, management, organisational change and Indigenous Engagement. Emma's research, informed by Indigenous methodologies, is on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Employment, reviewing State Government strategies, programs, policies and legislation focused on the targeted recruitment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.