Directory Page Title“The faculty at William and Mary presented international law as a given – something that must be understood and embraced in order to be an effective legal counsel – in today’s globalized world.  After spending three years in-house for a global American company, I have experienced the reality of that philosophy. I deeply appreciate the academic and practical opportunities the international faculty presented to me as a student at William and Mary.”

Emily Cromwell (2005)

Director with Deloitte LLP in the UK

About

Emily Cromwell is a Director in Deloitte’s Sustainability practice. She is a lawyer and a regulatory specialist, with deep expertise in helping her clients manage complex, multi-jurisdictional obligations, and designing programs that meet strategic goals and legal requirements.

Emily leads Responsible Business for the Consumer industry in the UK and advises clients on a range of sustainability issues, to include decarbonisation, TCFD, human rights, sustainability strategy, and circularity. She leads the ethical value chain eco-system for Deloitte UK, which is made up internal capabilities augmented by an external network of innovative technology companies.

Emily has delivered global, multi-disciplinary projects for over a decade and is deeply experienced in driving large programmatic change.  

Emily joined Deloitte from a publically traded American company where she served as International Trade Counsel and the Corporate Compliance Officer. In that capacity she built a number of global programmes from scratch, and was ultimately responsible for their efficient and effective implementation. She reported to the Board and Audit Committee, and though based in Washington, DC, she worked regularly in Europe and Asia. 

Emily earned a BA degree with Honors in Humane Letters from the University of Oklahoma and a Juris Doctor from the College of William and Mary. 

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“The faculty at William and Mary presented international law as a given – something that must be understood and embraced in order to be an effective legal counsel – in today’s globalized world.  After spending three years in-house for a global American company, I have experienced the reality of that philosophy. I deeply appreciate the academic and practical opportunities the international faculty presented to me as a student at William and Mary.”