What they are saying

I've known Emma for the best part of a decade and we've worked together extensively on European ICT skills research, while she was at Cisco. 
I know Emma as professional, helpful and positive with great insights into skills issues. I would warmly recommend her to anyone.
Marianne Kolding
Vice-President, European Services, IDC
Emma and I worked together on Cisco's nomination for a Business in the Community Award and on other UK projects. She is structured, strategic and understands the complexity and value of cross sector collaboration at the international level. She is a perceptive communicator who gets things done.
John Appleton
Partnerships Executive, Tearfund
Emma drove the development and promotion of a strategic market research project I was also closely engaged with in the Middle East. She unquestionably knows how to develop internationally relevant research that is pertinent, viable and very marketable globally. Her work was the core pillar for building our reputation at the time and people remember us for it.
Samer Constantini
Head of Emirates Competition Council, UAE Prime Minister’s Office
I have worked with Emma Bluck on and off for nearly 20 years. She is a true professional. Whenever I have worked with her in the field of PR and communications she has been knowledgeable, inventive, decisive and a pleasure to work alongside. She has always had a keen interest in philanthropy and how it fits into the commercial world. Her style is one of no nonsense with a good deal of attention to detail but most importantly the ability to reach objectives. She is a force.
Richard Phillips
Media Consultant
Emma’s ability to work with and for different cultures is a rare asset to find. Her broad understanding of the ICT industry in general and her way of focusing on the result led, for example, to a highly successful internal and external global campaign for Cisco's Girls in ICT Days.
Markus Schwertel
Corporate Affairs Manager, Central and Eastern Europe, Cisco
I worked with Emma for nearly four years during the time of being in charge for Cisco Networking Academy across Middle East and Africa. Emma was at that time responsible for marketing and communication across the wider region of Europe, Middle East and Africa. She has been the embodiment of qualities such as commitment to deliver results without compromising quality, excellent verbal and written communication skills, internal and external, and passion for her work and her team. Her amazing attention to details was one of the most annoying things to deal with but for that same reason she put herself aside from the crowd in delivering an exceptional piece of quality work beyond expectation. Her true professionalism combined with deep faith in the value of partnerships to sustain any development project makes Emma an outstanding agent for change in the field of global partnerships and community projects.
Shahab Meshki
Managing Director, Kenya Data Network
What I appreciate about Emma is her ability to ensure that a company's marketing and CSR activity serves an overarching strategic vision. It is easy, especially in CSR, to loose sight of strategic goals and to make investments that are not sustainable long-term. Emma likes to understand true motivations and to base investments on measurable impact. This makes her work tangible, focused and very relevant from a strategic standpoint.
Jacek Murawski
General Manager, Microsoft, Poland
Working with Emma at Gold Spark is always a pleasure. She's dedicated, creative and tenacious. An expert in communications, STEM and tech policy, Emma brings real added value to any project.
Alexa Joyce
Senior Corporate Development Manager, European Schoolnet
Emma is truly a rockstar. . . definitely one of my bright lights from working at Cisco
Heidi McRae
Manager Executive Communications, Cisco