Emma McCarthy

Treasurer (Australia)

Emma is Treasurer of the World YWCA, and has previously served as the treasurer and president of YWCA Australia. She is a chartered accountant with over 20 years of experience in the finance industry, and she currently works for the Australian government as a director of finance.  

Previously, Emma worked for a fund manager in Sydney, Australia, managing investment portfolios and bespoke investment products. She has also audited various companies, government organizations and departments, and NGOs.  

Emma believes passionately in the power of the YWCA movement. She is excited to have been elected for a second term as Treasurer, as the World YWCA seeks to grow more sustainable and remain relevant to young women in the future, on the path to achieve Goal 2035