Emma is a PhD Researcher at Staffordshire University. She is critically reviewing the cross-matching of unidentified bodies and missing persons reports in England and Wales.
Emma began volunteering at Locate International in 2020. Since then she has led investigations, contributed to ‘The Missing’ podcast, and was filmed as part of a three-part documentary series for Channel 4.
Emma has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship to visit USA, Canada, and Sweden to research how the police use of investigative genetic genealogy can provide resolution for families of the unidentified.