Emma Baldock

Service Lead
Schools Financial Services

Emma is a leader, trainer and specialist support officer. Following her degree in Sociology at the University of Leicester, Emma went on to become a trainer at one of the largest supermarket stores in the country. From here she moved to work in the Prison Service and soon found an interest in numbers.

In 2008 Emma began her career in the Local Authority School Finance team working on financial compliance. Since then, she has worked in various school finance roles, both for Kent County Council and now The Education People. Emma found her real interest in supporting those schools in financial difficultly and went on to develop many strategies and processes for the team. In 2023 Emma was appointed Service Lead for Schools Financial Services team with The Education People.

Emma is a keen advocate for ensuring finance staff in schools are well respected and provided with the tools and training needed to do the job well.