Emma Pelletreau
Programme & Operations Director

Emma has over 18 years experience engaging with diverse communities in Southeast Asia in a range of social, community, and economic development contexts. Conversationally fluent in the Lao language, she works as a social anthropologist to tease out local realities, engage in whole village discussions, and specifically target marginalized and vulnerable sections of society with a view to promoting and integrating their voices into the village dialogue. Her proven abilities include methodology design, training and implementing village-based information gathering programmes, identifying and listening to traditionally marginalized voices, and, analysis and report writing.

Emma’s expertise in social research, the mining sector, Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) processes, and village consultations delivers our key goal of improved corporate/community relations, by strengthening mutual understanding.