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Emma Greenhalgh

National Shelter

Emma Greenhalgh

Chief Executive Officer, National Shelter

Emma Greenhalgh is the CEO of National Shelter, the national peak body that aims to improve housing access, affordability, appropriateness, safety and security for people on low incomes.

Since 1976, National Shelter has worked towards this goal by influencing government policy and action, and by raising public awareness about housing issues.

Emma is a passionate advocate for better housing outcomes, having worked for 25 years in roles in housing policy, research, social impact assessment, and planning in both non-government and non-government roles.

Emma joined National Shelter in March 2022, following her role as Manager of Strategic Projects with Q Shelter.

Emma has professional qualifications in urban and regional planning and is also an Adjunct Industry Fellow at the Cities Research Institute at Griffith University.