Emily Barton
Commercial Development Officer

Emily joined Plan International Ireland in May 2017 as Events Officer. She has over 6 years’ experience in the strategic, commercial and logistical project management of events, corporate, experiential and large scale outdoor events.


Emily Barton

Emily joined Plan International in May 2017 as Events Officer. She has over 6 years’ experience in the strategic, commercial and logistical project management of events, corporate, experiential and large scale outdoor events. After completing her Masters in Classics, she went on to do a post graduate diploma in Event Management and PR.  For 3 years she worked on St. Patrick’s Festival, Ireland’s leading multi-disciplinary arts Festival which takes place annually over a 4-5 day period in celebration of Ireland’s national holiday, St. Patrick’s Day; then made the move to managing the development of all fundraising events for Aware, one of Ireland’s leading mental health organisations.

Emily is all about creating experiences both in personal and professional life. She has a particular passion for film, singing and outdoor activities, you will generally see her hiking in the hills, exploring new places and activities, doing archery or floating on a stand up paddle board. She loves a good ole fashion sing song!