Emma Walters


Emma Walters is a consultant writer, trainer and facilitator. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with first class Honours from the University of Sydney in 1994, has postgraduate qualifications in Community Management from UTS (2002) and a Masters of Evaluation from the University of Melbourne (2016).  She has various industry training qualifications including Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (2011), Course and Program Design (2004), Training Techniques for Experience Trainers (2004) and Train the Trainer (2002).

Emma has experience in preparing large-scale grant applications, business cases, conducting reviews of processes and reviewing/designing governance frameworks.  She has designed and facilitated workshops, strategic planning sessions and training programs for Allygroup including Informed Purchasing and Legal Project Management training for various agencies, including the Fair Work Ombudsman and the Association of Corporate Counsel.

She has completed numerous consulting assignments for Allygroup as technical writer including for the Department of Defence, Transport for NSW, Fire and Rescue NSW and NSW Treasury. She was the technical writer and training design advisor for a training manual Allygroup developed for the NSW Government, The Informed Purchaser: Obtaining value for money in the government’s external legal spend. This training workbook is the only comprehensive training manual on applying informed purchasing principles to procurement of legal services. She was also the technical writer for Allygroup’s NSW Treasury Legal Panels project, for an Allygroup options paper to establish a legal services cluster panel in a NSW super ministry, and for several legal spend reviews conducted by Allygroup.