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Emily Sun


Emily is involved in designing, launching, and consulting to innovative programmes within the social sector that enable disadvantaged young people to significantly improve their life outcomes, primarily through education and sustained employment. She also consults to educational institutions and the NHS on leadership development and change management. Previously, she was at Eli Lilly and Co. for 10 years, where she served as the HR Director for the company's UK operations, as well as for their R&D operations across Europe. She also served as Head of Development for Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation.

Emily is currently a trustee at UP, an organisation that transforms life chances for children and young adults, and DFN-Project SEARCH, a charity that supports young people with learning disabilities into full-time, paid employment. She is also on the Campaign Board for INSEAD.

“Each and every young person deserves opportunities to thrive – and Royal Springboard provides life transforming opportunities for young people in a unique and thoughtful way.”

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