Her father Charles Pierson was a Naval officer working on submarines, being stationed at Faslane Naval Base on the Clyde where Emma spent the first four years of her life, and at one point was the Lieutenant Commander on Polaris. Her mother was a nurse.
Has three siblings: Ross, a former snowboarding champion serving in the British Army, James, a free runner, and Sara, a student, who regularly visits an orphanage in Nepal.
Graduate in Law from Bath College.
Living in Islington, London, with her long term boyfriend Damian and a ragdoll cat named Marvin.
Emma's hobbies include rock climbing and scuba diving. She's also a keen photographer.