Emma Scott

Chair, World Book Day

Founder, Cultivation Partners

Emma Scott

Emma recently established Cultivation Partners, a consultancy advising leaders who want to grow and transform their brands and businesses across broadcasting, publishing and the creative industries.

Previously Emma created Beano Studios, where she powered the Beano’s transformation from an 80 year old comic to a global, International Emmy, nominated Indie, a high-growth kid’s digital content platform and delivered double digit publishing growth.

Emma has driven the conception and expansion of ground-breaking TV and digital content throughout her career.  Emma was Chief of Staff for the BBC Director-General and launched Freeview, the UK’s first free digital TV platform.  She went on to spearhead the creation of Freesat, the UK’s satellite and streaming service, where she was CEO of the joint venture between the BBC and ITV. 

Emma is Chair of the children’s reading charity, World Book Day.