Emily is the Senior Editor on the Research, Data, and Innovation team, where she helps to ensure that WRI continues to produce high-quality knowledge products. Her responsibilities include reviewing all draft WRI publications to help determine whether substantive editing is needed and providing substantive editing when her schedule permits. She also manages the approved editor list and helps authors find the right freelancer for copyediting or substantive editing. Emily is especially interested in mentoring staff across the Institute to hone their writing skills and strengthen their publications.

Emily previously worked at WRI between 1999 and 2004, as a Senior Associate in the Information Program. She specialized in natural resource use, indicator development, and industrial production/consumption patterns; her publications include "The Weight of Nations," "State of the Forest: Indonesia," and a report on forests for the Pilot Assessment of Global Ecosystems, the precursor to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.

Prior to joining WRI, Emily was an independent consultant at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, and a Senior Consultant with Environmental Resources Management in Oxford, UK. Emily began her career as a studio manager with the BBC World Service in London.