Nick is the Managing Director and Infrastructure Consents Manager at Integrated Consents Management.
Nick has 20 years’ experience managing pre-construction and construction phase consenting on some of Europe’s largest infrastructure projects, including directing Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) on Rail projects.
In addition, Nick has led construction phase consents and environmental management. This enables Nick to offer focused input and advice at all stages of a project’s evolution, bridging the gap between initial project consenting and the construction stage – providing a rare level of understanding and continuity to the projects he is involved with.
As a Chartered Environmentalist, registered Environmental Impact Assessor (IEMA) and a full member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), Nick is well versed in the discharge of post consent obligations and the seeking of additional approvals under the full range of primary consents – including Development Consent Orders (DCO), Transport and Works Act Orders (TWAO), Hybrid Bills, and consents under the Town and Country Planning Act.
Nick is a trained stakeholder consultation specialist and has designed and run the consultation process for complex and controversial schemes. He is skilled facilitator and adept at building excellent relationships with third parties.
He is well known by a wide range of statutory consent granting bodies, having worked extensively with many including Local Authorities, DEFRA, Historic England, the Environment Agency, Canals and Rivers Trust, the Marine Management Organisation, Natural England, and the Port of London Authority. Furthermore, Nick is a qualified CEEQUAL sustainability assessor.