Emma Woollard is a CIMA qualified accountant, who has worked at the University of Portsmouth since 1989. Emma joined as Management Accountant, shortly after the then Polytechnic gained independence from Hampshire County Council.
She has experienced the huge expansion in activity and corresponding increasing complexities with University finances and financial administration. Emma was promoted to Chief Accountant in the mid 1990's and Deputy Director of Finance in 2001. She then became Director of Finance in August 2004. Emma is proud to lead a talented and committed department, who have contributed very significantly to the position of financial health the University currently enjoys.