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Emma Leech

Emma Leech

Director of Marketing and Communications

Marketing Administration


Emma is responsible for the strategic leadership of the Communications, Admissions, Marketing and Student Recruitment team (CAMS) including the Development and Alumni Relations team and leads on issues relating to fundraising, alumni, profile, brand and reputation.

Personal Assistant

Denise Windmill

Direct line: +44 (0)115 848 4585

Career overview

Emma is Director of Marketing and Communications at Nottingham Trent University and sits on the University Executive Team. She was previously Director of Marketing and Advancement at Loughborough University.

She started her career in fashion and consumer PR in 1988, working in tourism and destination marketing before settling in higher education in 1997.

A Founding Chartered PR Practitioner, Chartered Marketer and Chartered Manager, she has won a string of awards over more than two decades spanning PR, marketing, innovation, fundraising, digital, and web.

External activity

Emma holds an MBA and various PR, marketing and management qualifications. She was the Chartered Institute of Public Relations President 2019.