Emma Harrison CBE is a UK entrepreneur. Emma is chairman, owner and founder of A4e (Action for employment).
A graduate engineer, Emma Harrison has received honorary doctorates from the Derby University and the University of Bradford.
Emma Harrison founded A4e in 1991 which employs 4000 staff across 250 centres worldwide – it is the principal supplier and prime contractor to governments of services such as the Legal Aid Helpline, Flexible New Deal, Social care, Education for Offenders, Business Enterprise and Youth Vocational centres.
She was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2010 New Year Honours.
Emma has received numerous awards, including Fast track 100 motivation award and Finalist at Veuve Cliquot Woman of the Year.
A4e Emma Harrison