Emily Hesketh - Business in the Community
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Emily Hesketh


North West Leadership Board

Emily Hesketh is a Director at Deloitte who specialises in corporate sustainability reporting and assurance. She is an ACA qualified chartered accountant with a background in audit, and her clients are mainly large and/or listed corporate groups and cover a range of industries, including energy and resources, TMT (technology, media, telecom), industrials/manufacturing and retail/consumer.

Emily leads assurance projects for both Annual Reports and sustainability-linked lending and advises companies on ESG (environmental, social, governance), reporting under frameworks such as TCFD, ISSB and CSRD. She has lived and worked in/near Manchester her entire career, excluding two years on secondment to the US.

Since completing her training on Deloitte’s Brightstart apprenticeship/school leaver programme, she now volunteers to promote awareness of the programme in schools and colleges across the North West, focusing on improving social mobility. She is also a member of the Pro-Manchester Green Economy panel and was listed in North West Business Insider’s 2023 Green Power list.

In her spare time, you will find Emily climbing mountains or on her paddleboard, usually with the family dogs, Bert and Ernie!