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Emma McLaughlan

Executive Support Officer

Emma McLaughlan

Emma provides executive project and business support to Executive Members, engaging with the key strategic objectives of the University and Executive Members in order to aide in the management of projects and activities as required. Based in the Offices of the Vice-Chancellor, Emma works closely and collaboratively with senior management, Schools and Professional Services and external bodies.

Emma joined the University of Salford in 2015 as PA to the Dean of Students, supporting the Dean of Students' demanding schedule in an administrative and project support capacity, before progressing to the secondment position of Executive PA to the Chief Operating Officer in September 2016.

Emma’s formative career as an Executive PA spans 10 years, in which she has held a variety of demanding roles supporting Executives of SMEs across a range of sectors within the professional services industry.

In her spare time, Emma is a keen gig-goer and amateur musician and also enjoys an occasional run or two in the Cheshire countryside.