Emma Squire


Emma Squire is Director, Arts, Heritage and Tourism at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Previous roles include:

  • Director, Ministerial Strategy Directorate, Department for International Trade
  • Principal Private Secretary to the Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid, MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, 2015-16
  • Deputy Director, Strategy, Department for Business Innovation and Skills, 2014 - 15
  • Deputy Director, Local Growth, Department for Business Innovation and Skills, 2012-13
  • Deputy Director, SME Access to Finance, Department for Business Innovation and Skills, 2009-11
  • Head, Energy Desk, HM Treasury, 2008-09
  • Nuclear Unit, BERR, 2006-08
  • Energy Review team, DTI, 2006
  • Multi-lateral Trade Negotiations team, DTI, 2004-06
  • Short postings to Shareholder Executive and UK Trade & Investment NYC, 2006 and 2008
  • Government affairs focused on trade and intellectual property for the pharmaceutical industry in Brussels and Shanghai, 2002-04

Previous roles in government

  • Ministerial Strategy Director