About Emily


Welcome Dearest One,

I am so glad you have arrived here, at Wish Tree!

Wish Trees are magical places that invite us to step outside of our busy lives and listen inwards, to the whispers of our hearts, then express them as intentions.

Wish Trees are the perfect metaphor for how I work as a Transformational Intuitive Coach, Master Workshop Facilitator and Mentor for spiritual, purpose-driven Coaches, Lightworkers and Wellbeing Facilitators.

I am passionately curious and curiously passionate – about people, life and this beautiful planet Earth that is our home.

Living from a place of love and curiosity strengthens my courage and brings me never – ending adventure, insight and sense of purpose.

I was raised a peace-activist by my late mother, Kristina, and will always remain one.

All of my work is about contributing to a more peaceful and loving world.

Peace is a state of being that starts from inside. If more people felt peaceful in their hearts and minds we wouldn’t have quite so much unrest in our personal and professional lives, or in our world.

The notion that peace starts with each one of us, is why I deliver transformational coaching, workshops and learning programmes for healing and growth – all grounded in unconditional love.

To me, inner peace starts the moment we fully comprehend that we are enough, just as we are, and can start the process of loving ourselves – warts and all!

I have been on a long an sometimes harrowing journey of transformation myself, learning just that.

On my life-path, I have experienced a range of challenges, losses and stark emotions. What I know for sure is that every obstacle in life can help us learn about ourselves and accelerate our development as human beings – shift perspectives, heighten awareness, deepen our compassion for one another. A great deal of wisdom can be discovered in the dark.

The ripples of self love are tremendous and far-reaching. When we know we are enough we can manifest what truly matters – be it in our relationships or in our work- our whole lives get to have an extreme make-over!

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One of my favourite things is to ask big questions. But some of my super-powers are that I am intuitive, loving and creative.

I am grounded in a love of learning and have studied for as long as I can remember. I even trained as an academic researcher, curious about how people learn best and how ideas from different disciplines link together.

I love to synthesise ideas – then offer them up for discussion.

You will encounter this if you participate in one of my workshops, visit my blog or apply for the Academy.

Wish Tree’s Academy, which helps you as a Coach, Lightworker or Wellbeing Facilitator to design and deliver Signature Transformational Workshops, step into your Authentic Leadership and create your Dream Business, has been developed to help you have a greater impact on more people, live your purpose and a life of aliveness.


My love of peace draws me to projects that work to enable more peaceful, successful and sustainable organisations and communities around the globe.

Throughout my life, I have campaigned and worked, sometimes tirelessly for values such as Equality, Diversity, Creativity and Nature. For 15 years, I was a learning and development consultant in the arts, culture and third sectors, with particular focus on social inclusion and children’s rights to culture, play and education.

With the belief that where trees grow, people grow, Wish Tree plants trees in West Africa and secures Rainforest in the Children’s Eternal Rainforest in Costa Rica every year – projects I have been involved with since I was a child.

I have lived and worked in different places around the world, travelled and known and worked with people from all social backgrounds and many different cultures.  My own cultural heritage is Swedish, British and South African.

I now live in Manchester, UK, with my husband Rick, and when I am not working, I refuel my energy through nature walks, cooking, art, swimming and yoga.

I believe that all of my experiences – personal and professional challenges, adventures, highs and lows- help me to be a better coach and a better facilitator of transformation: I see the inner light in every person I encounter.

I can’t wait to connect with you