Emma Cox is Global Climate Leader for PwC driving the delivery of our client-focused global climate strategy. Previously, Emma led PwC UK’s Sustainability and Climate Change practice, with a team of over 100 UK based sustainability and climate change experts advising public and private sector clients in the UK and internationally on sustainability, development, urbanisation and climate change related issues.
In her current role, Emma leads on network-wide priorities for the development of leading-edge propositions, assets and tools; climate upskilling of all PwC employees and leading our climate-related engagement in key platforms, including the WEF, WBCSD, SBTi, SMI and UNFCCC COP.
An engineer and accountant by training, her previous roles included setting up our structuring services practice, Head of People for our Advisory business and UK’s Head of Purpose, where she had oversight of our internal UK corporate sustainability team including implementation of PwC's own net zero pledge.
Emma oversaw PwC's work with the WEF IBC on Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism and is the liaison delegate for PwC with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development where PwC is co-chair of the Redefining Value workstream. She is a Trustee of the UK’s PwC Foundation and was a founder member of PwC UK’s Diversity council.