Emma is a Chartered Surveyor with over 25 years of development experience in the public, private and charitable sectors.
She is Managing Director of Exeter City Living Ltd, the ‘Profit for Purpose’ Development Company of Exeter City Council. Emma’s Passivhaus journey started in 2008 when she headed up the development of the UK’s first multi-residential certified Passivhaus scheme for Exeter City Council. Since then, Emma has been responsible for delivering more than 100 Passivhaus homes across the city and, more recently, two of the UK-first Passivhaus developments; an Extra-Care elderly housing village, Edwards Court, and St Sidwell Point Leisure Centre.
She is a UK pioneer of Low Carbon, Healthy and Climate-ready buildings, and leading developer of the International Passivhaus Standard.