Emma and her husband Neal moved to North Waltham in 1998. Their daughter attended Puddleducks, Pre-School and the Village School where Emma was also a governor.
Emma joined the Village Trust in 2012 and was elected Chair the same year. At a time of changing and increasing legislation Emma oversaw the review and refocusing of the Trust. She handed over the reins to Malcolm Knight in May 2014 and continues to support the work of the Trust as a Trustee & committee member.