Emma Harrison CBE is the founding Chairman of the FSI, and a well-known, charismatic and respected entrepreneur. She established the FSI in 2007 with a view to empowering charities by delivering learning and development opportunities to move them toward sustainability. Under her leadership, the FSI has grown to provide a full training, support and advocacy service, delivered free of charge to charities with raised income up to £1.5m.
Emma has a unique approach to leadership, seeing her role as being to ‘inspire, encourage and elevate’. Her success as a entrepreneur, visionary and philanthropist saw her awarded a CBE in the 2010 New Year’s Honours List.
Emma has supported charitable causes for many years including as Trustee of the Eden Project and through her role as Chairman of the NSPCC’s Regional Full Stop Appeal where she helped raise almost £57 million which played a prominent role in helping them reach their national fund raising target of £250m.
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