Nicole is the Asia Pacific Region Environment & Sustainability Director at global infrastructure, environmental and social development company Cardno. She is an environmental management and sustainability professional with over 17 years’ experience in environmental and sustainability consulting and construction management.
Nicole’s professional expertise encompasses construction and infrastructure sustainability with her experience lying strongly in environmental and sustainability management associated with major civil infrastructure across Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Italy and Africa. In 2016 she was also a lead author of ISCA's Developing a Business Case for Sustainability Initiatives in Infrastructure: A "How To" Guide.
She plays active roles in industry associations, and current and recent past affiliations include the newly formed ISCA Victorian Working Group as Co-chair, ISCA Contractor’s Working Group (of which she was Co-Chair), ISCA Materials Advisory Group, United Nations Global Compact Network Australia, Australian Constructor’s Association (ACA) Sustainability Working Party, and Civil Contractors Federation (VIC) Environmental Management Committee. She is also a former Vice President of the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) Victoria Division.
Nicole was the 2017 recipient of the Individual Leadership in Infrastructure Sustainability Award from the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA).