Building transformation -
from vision to action.
d'HOUSE gathers global strategists and do'ers in a collaboration to make things happen, together or independently, in our respective fields.
d'HOUSE's dynamic roundtable of thinkers and do'ers co-create a marketplace of ideas. d'HOUSE is not a consultancy; we do not produce theory nor a shortcut to end results. We offer insightful building blocks to a collective future-scape.
Emma Edwards has significant experience working within government, at state and federal levels, She has exceptional stakeholder management skills, is comfortable communicating at senior levels and has experience in managing and leading teams.
Emma also worked in the United States, as a key team member of the Victorian Government Business Office located in San Francisco and has the ability to develop a thorough understanding of foreign business environments, including developing extensive networks of stakeholders and key intermediaries. She is currently Child Health Now Campaign Advisor at World Vision International.
Emma holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelor of Commerce (Management Information Systems) / Bachelor of Arts (Indonesian). Emma thrives in cross-cultural settings, having studied in Indonesia and China. She is an active Committee Member of the Australia Indonesia Business Council and is proficient in Bahasa Indonesia.
Emma is based in Melbourne, Australia, and regularly reports on her works.
From Democratic Republic of Congo:
"The paradoxical nature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is that it is flush with mineral resources, yet is ranked 186 out of a possible 187 countries on the Human Development Index. Last year bought with it further challenges for the DRC, as ongoing armed conflict in the east of the country led to large-scale internal displacement. But it also bought with it hope – in the form of strengthened political will toward improved maternal and child health outcomes. This is a country where almost half a million children die every year from largely preventable causes, and in 2012 more than 118,000 died in their first month of life..." read more
On Football and Nutrition:
"We know that football has the potential to transcend language and cultural divides, and we've all experienced at one time or another the electric atmosphere that surrounds a FIFA Word Cup match - an indelible mark was left on supporters of Australia's Socceroos, including myself, in the second round match between Australia and Italy in 2006 when the referee awarded a controversial penalty kick to Italy just seconds before the final whistle! Italy went on to win the World Cup that year..." read more