Born and raised in the North Island of New Zealand, Emma’s childhood and adult life has always revolved around nature and the outdoors. After leaving high school, Emma worked for the next 5 years as a qualiﬁed hairdresser. However, it was the love for travel, hospitality and adventure that drew her into the industry of yachting. Starting in the Mediterranean, Emma quickly realized that she had found her niche and over the past 10 years Emma has gained a wealth of experience throughout the yachting industry working as a Chief Stewardess. Alongside her career in yachting, Emma is the ﬁnal stages of completing her WSET Diploma in Wine & Spirits, which she loves being able to incorporate onboard. In her free time she enjoys running, yoga, snowboarding and entertaining.