Inspirational Teacher, Coach, Author & Charity Founder

Retreat & Workshop Facilitator
Retreat & Workshop Facilitator


As an Executive coach, Emma brings a unique skillset.


She combines the analytical curiosity honed within her years in Fund Management with the skills of deep inquiry into Human values and the Nature of the Mind from a Western and Eastern perspective,


Emma has been described an inspirational coach capable of deep listening which brings out insight and courage in her clients. She is particularly skilled coaching on purpose, leadership, authenticity and emotional intelligence. 

Emma is an expert in her field. She holds a postgraduate certificate in coaching and is working towards a supervisory qualification. Emma sees clients internationally in the individual and corporate field.

Being in session with Emma is the thing I look forward to most when I need some coaching in my life. My vision becomes crystal clear, my heart feels lighter and my mind feels instantly calm. She has this instinctive way of identifying the real root of any need, helps me unpick any discomfort, and find a path through in a way that gets me excited to move forward. Her golden brain and powerful coaching skills are one-of-a-kind and I love it.


Online Teachings

Emma is sharing her wisdom online to support our wellbeing through these difficult times.

Sessions are offered via zoom and include talks on a variety of themes, time for reflection and the opportunity to ask questions if you wish.

Emma will be speaking and teaching at the following locations around the world in 2020

16th to 18th October 2020

The Mind Mingle Inspiration Festival - Education Transforms People


26th October 2020 

Institute of Art and Ideas Live - Passion, Inaction and Hypocrisy.

A virtual reality debate: Do we really want to change the world, or are we satisfied to just sit back?

28th October 2020

Conscious Cafe: What For You Makes a Good & Fulfilling Life?


12th November 2020

Debating at the Oxford Union - speaking on whether the corporate world can be a force for good and whether we must choose between money and morals.

Emma's inspirational TedX talk has been viewed nearly half a million times on YouTube! 

Watch it here

Teaching & Speaking Updates

Set Free

The book that bridges East and West

Emma's first book, Set Free, was published in April 2017, detailing her inspirational story. 


Proceeds from the book sales are donated to Opening Your Heart To Bhutan, the charity founded by Emma.

"Must read memoir"

Vogue India

"An amazing story by an amazing woman"

Davina McCall

"Pema Deki - the fun nun!"

Economic Times of India

Recognition for Emma's Work

In 2017, Emma received the Point Of  Light Award from the British Prime Minister for her exceptional volunteering overseas.

With an in-depth knowledge of the country, you are ensuring needs are met and lives transformed.

The Rt Hon. Theresa May MP

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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