Emma Walters rejoined the FPSC as its Executive Officer in November 2019. She was the inaugural Executive Officer of FPSC in 2014-2015 and helped establish the Centre. Her skill set includes centre administration, project management, facilitation, training, partnerships and fundraising. She also works in international development as a consultant.
Over the last eight years, Emma has worked on projects designed to increase civil society participation and enhance problem-solving in Asian Development Bank (ADB) work, with a focus on the Pacific. Since 2012, she has worked with the University of Sydney as a project manager and trainer on Australian Government-funded short course programs on agricultural research in Africa. Since 2018, she has also been a part-time Centre Manager for the Centre for Advanced Food Enginomics within the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney.