An experienced senior manager and Women’s Aid Community ambassador, Emma Foody was appointed as Nottinghamshire’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner in June 2020.
As Deputy PCC, Emma assists in the delivery of the PCC’s wider responsibilities to ensure Nottinghamshire Police is effective and efficient, with specific leadership responsibilities in helping and supporting victims, protecting and safeguarding vulnerable people, strengthening links with the regional criminal justice board and community engagement.
A University of Nottingham History and Politics graduate, Emma was formerly External Affairs Manager at the National Housing Federation and previously worked as Quality and Performance Officer for the North East Ambulance Service, with responsibility for auditing 999 calls and ensuring they were handled safely and professionally. Prior to this, she worked as a 999 Emergency Call Handler for the North East Ambulance Service.
Since 2017, Emma has served as Regional Director of The Labour Party and until recently was a sitting magistrate. She is a Non-Executive Board member at EMH Homes (one of the largest social housing providers in the East Midlands) and a Change That Lasts Community Ambassador on behalf of Women’s Aid, equipped with an understanding of domestic abuse and how to respond to survivors
Emma’s extensive stakeholder, voluntary sector and criminal justice experience leaves her ideally placed to lead on the recommendations of the PCC’s review of domestic abuse services to ensure victims are better protected and safeguarded.
Aside from professional life, Emma enjoys running and belongs to a local women’s running group. She also likes to walk her two border collies and will always welcome a boxset recommendation!