Our family is growing.
EMB Group is a family of talented brands trusted to provide practical strategies, processes, data and digital tools. Over the past two decades, we’ve become known as a conductor of profitable transformation, operating with insight and agility.
Driven by purpose
Through outstanding expertise, originality and teamwork, we drive meaningful economic, environmental or cultural wealth for every project and its stakeholders.
Think smart and with care
We use intelligence to seek new ways to solve problems and deliver results. We’re considerate, taking time to analyse all the facts, measuring the impact of our actions.
Adapt and be resilient
We are flexible in our thinking and approach, adapting to our client’s needs and changing circumstances. We can run lean and move or recover quickly.
Build trust and rapport
We build strong relationships through open and respectful collaboration. We make people feel welcome, include every voice and foster personal connections.
Do the right thing
We behave professionally and fairly. We put people first to responsibly balance the needs of our clients, colleagues and those affected by our work.
Always strive for ‘better’
We take ownership of our role to make positive change happen. We add value through our expertise, personal touch and commitment to success – for our clients, teams, and company.
Our values inform our approach
Get to know us
Meet our senior team
David Williams MBE
David chairs EMB Group’s main board and has held this role since the business was founded, contributing to overall strategy and direction. David is also Chairman of Geldards LLP, a rapidly growing law firm with around 300 staff and offices in Derby, Nottingham, Cardiff and London. In addition he holds several trustee and non-executive positions including Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Derbyshire, Deputy Chair of the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership, Governor at Nottingham Trent University and board member at East Midlands Chamber of Commerce.
One of the founding directors of EMB, Phoebe has supported decision-makers in the public sector design and implement effective change programmes for more than two decades, with a portfolio of experience which ranges across business support, international trade, education and skills, grant management and cyber security. Phoebe leads on the design and operation of EMB’s projects and as CIM trained marketer, her focus starts with the service user.
An MD with strong financial leadership, commercial awareness and an innovative approach, Danielle is a qualified accountant and smart strategist who has a people-centric focus both inside and outside the business. She is a keen promoter of the links between business and education and supports a range of partners and organisations locally and nationally, including FE, HE and various Government and private sector business advisory groups.
Managing Director, Pye Tait
Miranda originally founded Pye Tait and manages the work of the business on a day to day basis. She is an extremely experienced researcher undertaking all types of studies from national qualifications developments to practical science in schools and colleges. Her current focus is on keeping the skills and knowledge of older workers in key sectors and developing labour market data for the engineering construction sector.
Since our beginning in 2005, we’ve developed an expert and versatile portfolio, shifting our shape in line with current policy. Primarily we serve public and non-profit agencies, but our capabilities extend well beyond these sectors.