Emily is an independent management consultant working with the not-for-profit sector and small to medium business. She has worked in the Northern Rivers for over 10 years, most recently as Business Manager for Patternmakers, a national research agency specialising in arts and culture. Prior to that Emily was CEO of Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF), and Executive Producer and General Manager of Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA). Emily is also a board member for Arts Northern Rivers.She has more than 30 year’s experience in business and financial management, operations and production; in theatre, documentary film, events, hospitality, and humanitarian aid; namely St.George OpenAir Cinema Sydney, RICE restaurants & events New York, BroadOak documentary film production in Brisbane and Paris, RiverGarden Hotel Cambodia, and Logistician for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in the Democratic Republic of Congo.