Emma Carr joined Big Brother Watch as Deputy Director in February 2012 and was appointed as Director in August 2014. Previously, she worked for political campaign and research groups in the UK. She was actively involved in politics at university and worked on the 2010 general election in the North East.
Emma graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in History and Politics and completed a MSc in Public Services Policy and Management at King’s College London. She has a particular interest in cyber security and cyber crime, which formed the topic of her dissertation.
Emma regularly features on radio and television, having appeared on the Today Programme, ITV Daybreak, Al Jazeera, Woman’s Hour, Sky News and BBC News 24, and is regularly quoted in the national and regional press.