Dr Nichola Lacey is an Environmental Consents Manager at Simply Blue. Nichola has a benthic ecology specialism and broad experience in marine ecology with 8 years working in the offshore environment.
Nichola is responsible for the design and delivery of consenting strategies for offshore wind projects through all stages of the consenting process. Nichola’s focus is on the design and delivery of consenting strategies, building relationships with internal and external stakeholders, the environmental impacts of offshore energy developments and identifying appropriate mitigation measures. Nichola has a background in environmental consultancy, leading EIA and related scopes for marine projects within Xodus Group. Nichola’s experience includes working as an offshore ecology technical lead for Round 4/ Scotwind site selection and scoping projects, and leading offshore oil and gas EIAs for multiple clients.
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