Emma Hollingsworth

Director for Operations and Partnerships

Emma Hollingsworth is the Director for Operations and Partnerships at the Institute for Security and Technology. Most recently, Hollingsworth served as the Associate Director of the Capacity and Resilience Program at the Global Cyber Alliance.  

Previously, Hollingsworth worked as an auditor with Citigroup. Hollingsworth has ample research experience, both academically and professionally. At the Brookings Institution’s Economic Studies department, Hollingsworth supported the Evidence Speaks series. While at the University of St. Andrews, Hollingsworth held a Research Assistantship to map Operação Lava Jato and contribute to wider research on the implementation of anti-money laundering guidance in Latin America. Additionally, Hollingsworth received an honours degree for her dissertation examining the securitization of antimicrobial resistance. Hollingsworth also worked as an analyst to produce research-driven country reports for a global risk management and specialist security consultancy.

Hollingsworth holds a Master of Arts in Economics and International Relations from the University of St. Andrews. Additionally, Hollingsworth advanced her studies at Harvard University and Cambridge University. She holds an Internal Audit and Business Risk Certificate from the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Anti-Money Laundering Foundations Certificate from the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). Hollingsworth received the United States President’s Volunteer Service Award for her community building work.