In 2019, Emma obtained her master's degree in law from UGent. She also studied in Valencia in 2019 as part of an Erasmus exchange. Emma graduated cum laude for the MaNaMa "management and policy in healthcare" at KU Leuven in 2020.
Emma practiced liability law at the Kortrijk Bar. Since 1 July 2021, she has joined the Callens law firm where she practices her passion for health law.