Emma Stokes BSc (Physio), MSc (research), MSc Mgmt, Phd is an associate professor in physiotherapy and a fellow of Trinity College Dublin where she teaches on the entry to practice programmes in Dublin and Singapore.

The focus of her research and teaching is professional practice issues that builds on her work with professional, regulatory and charitable organisations of which she is an active board member. She supervises both MSc and PhD students in the field of professional issues research including policy and leadership. She has worked with the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists leading a transformation project preparing the organisation for the advert of statutory regulation in her role as the director of the board with responsibility for of professional development.

She has an established track record of research funding and international peer-reviewed publications. She is the President of WCPT.