Emma Wootton

Associate Director, Comunications, Knowledge Management and Business Development

Emma has 25 years’ experience in communication, business development and innovation. Emma’s expertise covers facilitation; purpose development; ideation; brand; internal communications; corporate communications; training and events.

Emma has 25 years’ experience in communication, branding and innovation. She has worked at senior levels in communications for private companies, government organisations and charities, and has run her own strategic communications consultancy. She has also served as Senior Vice President, Innovation for a division of Omnicom where she led programmes designed to spark innovation and growth for leading marketing agencies.

Emma leads communications and marketing for IMC Worldwide.  She also directs communications strategies for major client programmes such as the Ideas to Impact and the High Volume Transport work for DFID.  She also leads on project response for the Long Term Arrangement for communication, knowledge management and research services for UNICEF.

Emma’s expertise covers facilitation; purpose development; ideation and open innovation; brand development; internal communications; business development; corporate communications; change and engagement; and training and events.

Emma holds an Honours degree in Environmental Science, a Certificate in Advertising and Marketing and attended the Omnicom Senior Management Programme at Babson College, Harvard.

Emma brings her experience into the international development domain where she feels fortunate to work on projects tackling some of the world’s primary development challenges.


  • BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science, Plymouth University, 1990
  • Certificate in Communications, Advertising and Marketing, Central College London, 1995