Emilia has vast experience in corporate sustainability and responsibility, environmental and social risk management and "environmental, social and governance" (ESG) implementation.
She began her career as a consultant on corporate social investment (CSI) initiatives for the African youth demographic. For six years Emilia facilitated relationships with private organisations and key government arms including:
- Federal Ministry of Youth Development
- Office of the Nigerian Vice President, Edo, Lagos
- Ondo State Governments in Nigeria
- World Bank/IFC
- the African Union Department of Youth.
In July 2010, Emilia started ThistlePraxis Consulting Limited as Managing Consultant responsible for the brand blueprints, setup and rollout of operations.
She supports the company's wide range of clients as in-house lead on strategy overseeing business development, client service supervision and external relations.
In addition, she leads major projects for the organisation for financial services, development communications with Cross River State Government and works with the company’s faculty of experts across the world.
At the same time, Emilia is the Editor-in-Chief of CSR Files™, a registered trademark, which represents ThistlePraxis' information and resource products.
She has huge experience of culture, corporate communications, media strategy, development communications and all aspects of media production – print, electronic and digital.