Division Leader – Water & Land
Nicola is a dynamic and people-centric leader who is dedicated to driving growth and collaboration for our groundwater, surface water & land, and contaminated land teams. As a Division Leader and Senior Leadership Group member at EMM, Nicola provides strategic oversight, leads collaboration across disciplines, and builds successful client relationships.
Since joining EMM in 2016, Nicola has played an integral role in leading the groundwater team by focusing on engagement, streamlining business operations, and improving communication systems. Nicola's dedication to diversity, inclusion, flexibility, and innovation has created a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers her team to reach their full potential.
With over 18 years of experience as a hydrogeologist and geologist, Nicola possesses a wealth of expertise in water quality and hydrogeological assessments, as well as the design and implementation of water management programs. Her experience spans a broad range of sectors, including oil and gas, energy, and international development assistance in Australia, South Pacific, Africa, and South America.
Nicola's skills as a science communicator have earned her a strong reputation with regulators, government officials, and community members alike.
Nicola holds a Master of Science Communication, a Master of Engineering Studies in Hydrogeology and Groundwater Management, and a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Geology and Chemistry. She is a member of the International Association of Hydrogeologists.