Emma Benson

Director, Chelmsford

Based in our Chelmsford office, Emma works on project support, research and stakeholder management for our clients in the East of England. She has developed a wealth of knowledge in a number of techniques that include online and offline consultation, public consultation events and has met with parish councillors, stakeholder groups and politicians.

Emma has an undergraduate degree in Economics and German and a Masters degree in Politics and Public Policy. Emma was previously elected for two, two-year terms onto the Young Essex Assembly (a youth equivalent of Essex County Council) and is currently a member of the Labour Party, and Vice-Chair of the Campaign Forum in Brentwood and Ongar.

Highlight at MPC? Running a consultation on Chelmsford High Street, right outside the office!

Did you know? In her spare time, Emma is a co-director of Under The Bar, an organisation which seeks to promote Olympic Weightlifting in the UK.