Emma is passionate about co-creating business strategy while leveraging effective decision-making processes to help organizations achieve their goals. With a wide variety of frontline experience in healthcare and community-based organizations, she brings a client-centered approach to form meaningful connections and effectively support teams with defining their direction.
She holds a Master’s in Applied Health Science from Western University, where she studied health leadership, systems, and policy. This degree has provided her with the knowledge, skills, and tools to lead system-level change to help organizations grow and flourish. Emma also holds an Honours Bachelor of Biomedical Science from the University of Guelph and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from McMaster University. Throughout her studies, she has refined her research and communication skills which allow her to clearly articulate complex information and ideas in a way that is meaningful for organizations.
Prior to MacPhie, Emma worked in the home care and social service sectors engaging within a multidisciplinary team to provide quality care to clients and identify areas for improvement within organizations. Recently, Emma has helped lead an organization through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic by leveraging evidence-based research, developing and revising organizational policies, and utilizing critical analysis to make complex decisions.
Outside of work, Emma enjoys anything that gets her outdoors and active, including hiking, rock climbing, and snowboarding. She is also an avid world traveler who enjoys exploring and learning about new cultures.
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