Emma is the Buyer and Product Developer for the Manchester Museum and the Whitworth.
She has worked in retail for over 20 years for both the high street and numerous cultural venues. Emma started her career at Next PLC. Prior to moving into the heritage sector, she spent 9 years as the Womenswear Buying Director for JD Sports.
Emma joined the Manchester Museum and the Whitworth in 2015 before moving to the Royal Opera House to deliver their retail strategy. She is delighted to have recently returned to her buying role at the Manchester Museum and the Whitworth to develop the new retail strategy for the new museum shop due to open in February 2023.