Emma Cooper

Knowledge Transfer Manager – Creative Industries

Emma has spent 20 years working with teams to make games and innovative interactive media. After being a co-owner of a work-for-hire games studio and then working in senior management teams for different types of agencies Emma understands the pressures of creative business. She has good insight into the unique challenges facing creative business and is a passionate advocate for creativity and its impact. She works hard to connect and support others to develop innovation, find sustainability and deliver growth.

Emma is a member of the Advisory Committee for The Children’s Media Conference and is a board member of The Space, a sector support organisation helping the cultural sector to make great art and reach new audiences using digital media, content and platforms.

Highlights of her varied career include producing snot filled carnival games for Dick and Dom, an immersive time travelling museum and a Bafta winning game played here on earth and on the International Space Station.