Emma is a passionate urbanist and well-respected cultural leader who has recently joined Assemble as Director of Culture & Strategy.
Prior to Assemble, Emma was Executive Director of Open House Melbourne, a public architecture organisation and registered charity that works to improve design literacy and appreciation for the value of good design in the built environment.
Assemble is a build to rent development and community management company focused on delivering affordable housing projects where good design, community, and sustainability go hand-in-hand. 393 Macaulay Road, Assemble’s first project to be delivered under the Assemble Model, has been identified as one of Resilient Melbourne’s Resilient Communities (an initiative of 100 Resilient Cities – pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation). Assemble comprises 25+ employees and is the publisher of Assemble Papers, a respected online and print publication exploring small footprint living across art, design, architecture, urbanism, the environment, and financial matters.