Emma Athersmith

Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Engagement

Emma joined CC in August 2018 as the Community Fundraiser for Barrow and Furness, becoming Head of Fundraising in March 2019. She is responsible for the charity’s income generation and leadership of the fundraising team. Emma has a Certificate in Fundraising from the Institute of Fundraising and a degree in Management Studies. During her studies she spent a year at university in France and a month working in Brussels at the European Parliament. 

Emma has more than 20 years of sales, marketing and fundraising experience and has developed extensive networks across the Morecambe Bay area. Most importantly she has two beautiful daughters and a wonderfully supportive husband and family.

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