Emma Sexton is a serial entrepreneur and connector. She is the founder and creative director of design business Make Your Words Work™, and the co-founder of Flock Global, a collaborative network for entrepreneurs. Also a presenter on talkRADIO, winner of the Kantar Inspiration Award and the Future 100 Award, she was shortlisted for The Drum's Creative Woman of the Year 2016.



Founder and Creative Director of Make Your Words Work™ (, a design company challenging the traditional agency approach by empowering their clients to use design in ways that will transform their business from the inside out. Co-Founder of Flock Global (, a network for early stage entrepreneurs built on an ethos of collaboration. We run meet-ups and international trade missions.

Emma is a strategic design thinker with over 18 years graphic design experience working with brands such as Barclays, Boots, Coke, Disney, L’Oréal and Unilever. She has an MA in Design Management from the London College of Communication, is a qualified business coach and the ex-Director of SheSays (, the largest global creative network for women.

Creator of 'A Hetero Approach' ( a concept for a new business culture which takes 'gender out and puts values back' into business.

Co-Founder of 'A Herd To Run With' ( an event series where people interested in creating better and new ways of working can solve their challenges together.

Host/Presenter of the Badass Women's Hour - a Saturday night show on talkRADIO, and monthly event series in association with W Hotels featuring bold and inspiring women from the worlds of fashion, music, design & business. Podcast available on Audioboom and iTunes.

Also Shiny Shiny's Top 50 Most Inspirational Women. Winner of the Kantar Inspiration Award, WPP WPPed Cream Award and the Future 100 Award. Published in Ian Wharton's book ‘Spark for the fire’ published by Harriman and The Challengers Almanac. A regular speaker and writer to blogs and publications. Emma was also shortlisted for The Drum's Creative Woman of the Year Award 2016.

Emma is a regular board level advisor on design strategy to brands and businesses, and sits on the Creative Advisory Board for Wild Spirits.