Emma Watson Mack

Emma Watson Mack was educated at Loretto School, Edinburgh and graduated in Psychology in 1992 from St Andrew's University. She joined the Royal Artillery as an officer in 1993, serving for eight years and completing operational tours in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Cyprus with the United Nations. Emma was selected as the first female in the British Army in 1996 to serve in a front line role as a Forward Observation Officer.

On leaving the Army, Emma worked for the Loch Lomond Shores Management Company responsible for their Operations, HR and Events - a socio-economic regeneration project initiated by the Scottish Executive.

In 2004, Emma moved to London to work at Barclays Global Headquarters in their Sponsorship Events Team, working on the Barclays Premiership and the Global Challenge Round the World Yacht Race. Following this, Emma worked in private client corporate events at Barclays Wealth, working with high net worth clients based both in the UK and internationally.

In 2007, Emma moved to Goldman Sachs to head up their EMEA Event Management and Hospitality Operations focussing on supporting the business build networks and growth through effective and strategically designed client engagement programmes.

From 2012 Emma was then engaged in a variety of consulting roles primarily with the Association for Financial Markets in Europe and the Not-For-Profit sector. Emma is now the Development Director for Entrepreneurial Scotland. Emma is a Trustee for HorseBack UK and the Officers Association and a Fellow of the Rank Foundation. Emma lives with her family in Scotland and has a passion for sports and the outdoors.