Emma works as Product Development Manager at Legg Mason where she plays an integral role in the research and development of new funds and fund vehicles. Prior to joining Legg Mason in May 2016, Emma worked at Vanguard, where she also started her career in Investment Management back in 2009. Whilst at Vanguard, Emma was responsible for the development of ETFs and funds, and helped launch Vanguard’s first active offering in Europe. Emma spent 18 months in Vanguard’s Head Office in Malvern, Pennsylvania participating in an accelerated development leadership program, where she was able to hone her leadership, business strategy and product development skills.
Whilst based in the US, Emma became a key member of a local non-profit organization FUELtheCURE whose mission is to inspire and enable a philanthropic lifestyle amongst young professionals. Throughout her adulthood, she has also spent hours training for various running events in order to raise money for children’s charities close to her heart.
Emma gained a joint honours degree from Newcastle University in Economics and Geography and is currently a Level 2 CFA candidate.