Emily Walch


Former Special Adviser to the Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Policy Fellow Alum, Centre for Science and Policy

Emily Walch was, from April 2012 to May 2015, a Special Adviser to Dr Vince Cable (Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills). Previously she was Senior Consultant at communications consultancy Blue Rubicon for four years.

Earlier in her career she worked as Press Secretary to London Mayoral Candidate Brian Paddick (2007-8); Senior Press Officer for the Liberal Democrats in the London Assembly (2006-7); Head of Office for Sir Menzies Campbell, Leader of the Liberal Democrats (2005-6); Welsh Policy Adviser for the Liberal Democrats (2005). She began her career as a parliamentary researcher in 2003.

Emily holds an MPhil in European Studies from the University of Cambridge (2003) and a BA Hons in History of Art from the University of Warwick (2002).