“EMA are a trusted, professional partner whose expertise, personal approach and skills have significantly supported our business. Their services have enabled us to attract, recruit and retain the best possible senior people, support ongoing governance development and deliver organisational change. By truly getting to know our business they have been able to provide insightful and business focused advice tailored to our objectives and requirements.”


Lindsey Williams

Group Chief Executive

“EMA are professional, with a can do attitude, they are very easy to work with and a great ability to be flexible.”

Maureen Lapwood

Former Head of HR

“EMA have supported DCH (now Livewest) on a number of assignments relating to executive recruitment, executive pay and other complex HR issues. EMA benefits from a team of skilled consultants offering breadth of knowledge and expertise in HR and in social housing.  They are a pleasure to work with, demonstrating a good understanding of our challenges and always delivering quality outcomes within agreed timeline’s.”

Former Group Director of Human Resources and Communications

“We have worked with Ian from EMA on a number of projects over the years.  Ian has a very personable and adaptable approach. He has always taken the time to understand our business needs and his expertise and guidance has proved invaluable.”

Sian Leighton

Head of HR/Corporate Support

“I have worked with EMA on a number of projects over several years. I have always found them to be professional in their approach, taking the time to understand what is required from the client and then delivering high quality outputs both on time and on budget.”

John Welch

Chief Executive

“EMA have worked with us for a number of years assisting us with senior mentoring, employee relations and change management. They have provided a tailored and flexible approach and have a good understanding of the housing sector. We were very impressed with their approach to policy and procedure best practice in employee relations, which we have been able to adopt to the benefit of our organisation. I would certainly recommend them.”

Stephanie Murphy

Chief Executive

“Having worked with EMA Associates since their inception we have been pleased to work closely with them on business-critical resourcing projects. We enjoy a very good partnering relationship with EMA, and long may it continue!”

Former Head of HR

“I am delighted with the recent work undertaken by EMA for Gentoo on pay benchmarking, having worked with Anne and her team over the last 10 years or more, I respect the value they place on honest client relations and ensuring work is delivered on time and to a realistic budget. EMA provides a range of services that in my experience are good value for money and are completely focused on meeting the customer’s needs.

I have no hesitation in recommending their services and know they have been a great support to me over the years” 

Nigel Wilson

Group Chief Executive

Muir Group has worked with ema for a number of years and has always been pleased with the professionalism, expertise, speed of delivery and outcomes of the various commissions.  ema has supported Muir with senior executive recruitment; non-executive recruitment; the review of terms and conditions of employment and salary benchmarking exercises. ema – highly recommended!

Catherine Dixson

Chief Executive