Emma Payne is a private equity and corporate finance marketing specialist with 25 years’ experience of business marketing. Five years were spent at Arthur Andersen Corporate Finance managing both global and national marketing and communications. The following six years were spent in two private equity firms and a VC backed private equity service provider developing marketing strategies and functions.  

Having worked for two years as a Marketing Director for Lyceum Capital (Horizon), Emma went on to work independently using market intelligence, (perception studies, competitor intelligence and thought leadership), to develop meaningful and measurable marketing strategies for professional services firms.  Client have included EY, Freshfields, Investec, Bowmark Capital, YFM Equity Partners, MJ Hudson, Octopus, Fitch Ratings, and Shoosmiths.

Emma spends much of her spare time managing 8.5 acres of ancient woodland with her family, producing charcoal using traditional methods and introducing woodcraft skills to local people in Sussex.