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Emily Holzhausen, OBE



Carers UK

Emily HolzhausenEmily Holzhausen has worked at Carers UK for the last 19 years, where she is responsible for UK and England strategic development and direction of policy, research, campaigning, parliamentary media advice and information provision and Carers Week, one of the UK's biggest awareness weeks. Her team includes the advice service for carers and she is also responsible for Carers Rights Day. Emily has developed and led different campaigns over the years which have resulted in new legislation, policy or practice to improve the lives of carers. She was awarded an OBE in the 2015 Birthday Honours.