Emer Timmons

At Brightstar Emer acts as an advocate for gender equality, and champions the subject through speaking engagements at various forums within the business. These include team briefings, segments on the quarterly global webcasts, as well as feature pieces in internal publications. She acts as a mentor to women across the business at different stages of their careers and set up the Brightstar Breakfast Club where talented women at all levels have the opportunity to connect, contribute and grow. Emer is a member of the UK Government’s Women’s Business Council (WBC), and represented the UK at the UN “Annual Commission on the Status of Women Globally” in New York. She was also appointed as the Co-Chair of the “Men as Change Agents” board which is a key project of the WBC, and was a keynote speaker at this year’s Mobile World Congress session on Women4Tech. Most recently, Emer was honored in New York by Women’s eNews, as one of the “21 Leaders for the 21st Century” for her work on promoting gender equality – the only European female to feature on the list this year. Emer is also a Non-Executive Director of PaddyPower Betfair plc.