Emily Jones – Principal

Emily leads strategic thinking across client projects and heads up a Circus pod. From project design, to insight and strategy direction, Emily has helped develop brands that resonate. Emily has extensive client-facing experience, working with clients such as Whitbread, Hammerson and IHG.

Before Circus, Emily worked for a number of design and branding consultancies and maintains an interest in the power of visual communication and good design.

Emily is also a translator and editor. She translates fiction, non-fiction and poetry from Chinese into English, having learnt Mandarin at the universities of Cambridge, Ningbo and Qingdao. Emily is a founding trustee of the charity Paper Republic, which aims to get more people reading Chinese literature in translation. She is fascinated by the power of words to excite the imagination, drive change and bring people together.