Emma Arnold


  • EMEA
  • ESG and Sustainable Business
  • ESG Due Diligence
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Emma is a Director based in London, leading Control Risks’ environmental practice for EMEA, which forms part of our wider global Environmental Sustainability Governance (ESG) consulting team. She has more than 25 years of experience as an environmental consultant, and for the last six years, has specialised in ESG and sustainability consulting. Emma has advised on many high profile projects across the world.

Emma supports private equity firms, institutional investors, and sovereign wealth funds, in addition to global corporations in the automotive, fast moving consumer goods, chemical and pharmaceutical, energy and technology sectors. She has advised on a range of large global infrastructure projects, with particular experience in renewables, biofuels, water, road, and rail infrastructure. In addition, she specialises in soil and groundwater pollution, natural hazard and climate change risks, and net-zero and sustainability strategies. Her work often supports her clients’ investment decisions and business cases or assists with internal audits and compliance. 

Emma recently completed the Sustainable Finance course at the Cambridge Institute of Sustainable Leadership, and has since been advising a number of private equity houses around fund strategies and ESG assessment metrics to comply with Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR), Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)  and EU taxonomy requirements.

Before joining Control Risks, Emma was with Arcadis and Environmental Resources Management (ERM). Emma’s global experience includes projects in the UK, Europe, Pakistan, India, Brazil, and North America. 

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