Emily joined HealthBid as a Bid Writer in July 2017. She is a Yorkshire local, and will shortly be graduating from the University of Warwick with a Masters in Gender and International Development. She is interested in local politics and enjoys travelling - she most recently travelled to Dublin at the end of May.

What is your full name?

Emily Charlotte Quinn

What causes are you passionate about?

Poverty and gender inequality

Sum up your day so far in three words.

Bacon, typing, rounders.

If you could be anybody for a day, who would you be and why?

My ultimate life dream is to be the speaker of the House of Commons, so I would like to be John Bercow.

Interesting! What was the last thing you Googled?

‘What is a synonym for cohesion?’

As I know you're a fan of sushi, can you name your favourite type?

I’m going to say California rolls, and I like anything with duck and salmon. 

That sounds fab! On the subject of food, how do you feel about cheese?

I desperately love cheese

Any particular favourites?

I really like mozzarella, but I’m also a fan of camembert and brie.

Good choices! Have you ever lived abroad? Do you speak any languages?

No, I have not and I do not speak any languages.

What is your favourite UK city…?

York - I love York because it is close to home without being too close, and it’s quaint and gorgeous and just really friendly.

Go York! And now The Pub Quiz question: name the newest single from Enrique Iglesias...

No, but I’m really frustrated because everyone in the office is talking about it…

(It's 'Subeme la Radio' for anyone who's wondering!)

If you were an animal what would you be?

A giraffe.

Can I ask why?

They’re really chilled, and they eat a lot and they’re really majestic and beautiful.

I agree! And finally… name an interesting fact about yourself

I got bitten by a monkey once and had to get rabies shots in three different countries.


Thanks Emily!