North East & Yorkshire Staff Development Forum

Group Representative Profile – Emma Vincent

Emma JohnstonEmma represents the North East and Yorkshire Staff Development Forum. Working as the Deputy Director of HR (Staff Development) at York St John University since 2005, she has a particular passion for service and the key role it plays in delivering the student experience. Prior to moving into Higher Education, Emma held senior training roles within Marks and Spencer both nationally and internationally. Most recently she has been responsible for the development and introduction of a Competency Framework into the University and is currently devising a Coaching Framework for managers.


Member Institutions

Durham University

Leeds Metropolitan University

Newcastle University

Northumbria University

Sheffield Hallam University

University of Bradford

University of Huddersfield

University of Hull

University of Leeds

University of Sheffield

University of Sunderland

University of York

York St John University


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