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 Emma McBurney

Emma McBurney

Impact and Partnership Development Manager - Wellbeing and Public Health

 01326 371859

 Peter Lanyon 


Peter Lanyon Building, University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Treliever Road, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, UK



Based at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health in Penryn, part of the University of Exeter in Cornwall, Emma is responsible for supporting business engagement and impact development by facilitating interactions between research and enterprise.

Emma’s role is key to establishing and maintaining relationships with organisations, exploring potential research collaborations and overseeing their implementation.


Emma has extensive experience working in the private sector. Prior to joining the University of Exeter in November 2015, Emma worked in London in the market research industry, helping leading global brands drive innovation, brand engagement and customer retention.

Emma’s experience in market research comes from both a research agency and company perspective, spanning a wide range of industries.

Emma worked in close partnership with marketing and consumer insight teams to build a deep understanding of their brands and requirements. Her main focus was to support companies to build better strategies for brand growth and improve creative and media effectiveness.


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