Emma Callaghan

Senior Grants Officer – London office

Emma Callaghan is a Senior Grants Officer at Rocket Science and has over 20 years of experience in grants management. Prior to joining Rocket Science, Emma was a Research Funding Team Lead at The Wellcome Trust, responsible for grant application and award processes for their Culture and Society portfolio. She was a Grants Adviser at The Wellcome Trust, an analyst in an early-stage technology fund at Nesta and a wedding planner.

BA (Hons) Media

Specialist areas

  • Designing, implementing, and managing grants programmes
  • Project and relationship management
  • Grant management systems
  • Process analysis


Little weaknesses

  • Growing things (houseplants, vegetables)
  • KitKats
  • Nintendo Switch games