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					Emma Nicholson BA, MSc, FCIOB, MAPM, CEnv, MIEMA
Home Address            59 Ferndale Road, Clapham North, London, SW4 7RJ

                        Mobile: 07403 361 584
                        Personal Email: efn121@yahoo.co.uk

Professional
Summary                 Strong leadership skills and project management experience specialising in
                        sustainability, environmental auditing experience, knowledge of responsible
                        souring, ecology, built heritage, KPI management GRI reporting and zero waste
                        strategy management

Education / CPD         2012 Skills/Training Update

                        Applied for Fellowship of IEMA in 2012 (awaiting interview)

                        Domestic Refurbishment BREEAM Course – BRE

                        IEMA Associate Certificate in Environmental Management – RRC Training

                        Advanced EIA Training – Environmental Academy

                        2011: A one day course on Managing Carbon in Your Supply Chain – Business in
                        the Community

                        1999 – 2002: South Bank University MSc Construction Project Management

                        1990 –1993: Middlesex University, London B.A. Hons English Literature Degree:
                        2:1

                        Language skills: French and German GCSE and Beginners Spanish

Key Achievements:       - A Chartered Environmentalist in 2010
                        - Fellow of the CIOB
                        - Profile published by The CIOB in China and UK as an FCIOB member
                        - Chair for The CIOB Sustainability Strategy Group for 3 years
                        - 6 no. recommendations from Industry professionals on Linked-In
                        - Profile submitted and selected as a Rising Star’ in the Energy and
                        Environmental Sector for the Society For The Environment
                        - Founder of networking group WSCP (Women in Sustainable Construction and
                        Property)
                        - Selected to represent The CIOB as a member of the Low Carbon 2050 Group
                        reporting to the Government on leadership

Employment History
August 2010 – Present

                                  Environmental Compliance Manager LOCOG: Seconded by Rider
                                  Levett Bucknall, Weltech Centre Trust, Ridgeway, Welwyn Garden
                                  City, Herts, AL7 2AA
                                 Seconded since January 2012 to LOCOG in an environmental
                                  compliance / auditing role of venues both on and off park for the
                                  Olympics and Paralympic Games.




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                              The role involved London 2012 KPI management, zero waste
                              management auditing experience, management of environmental
                              compliance of Suppliers i.e. FSC and HFC/PVC tracking, and tracked
                              suppliers on their sustainability reporting to LOCOG, development of
                              Environmental Management Plans for venues, Global Rating Initiative
                              and sustainability legacy research and case study writing.
                              Environmental auditing of the following venues from construction and
                              overlay through to de-commissioning: Olympic Park, Hadleigh Farm,
                              ExCel, North Greenwich Arena, Lee Valley White Water Rafting Centre,
                              venue transport hubs, bus fleet depots, and 16 training venues for
                              athletes
                              Key Achievements of role: wrote environmental management
                              plans for 16 Training Venues for Athletes, developed a
                              programme schedule for auditing all venues, audited a number
                              of high profile venues including the Olympic Park

                             Project consultant support for a solar PV installation project for a Local
                              Authority
                             Business Development Manager – developing new leads and
                              maintaining client relations, PR experience
                             Bid Manager with experience of winning bids
                             Corporate Responsibility experience, developed RLB’s first UK corporate
                              responsibility report in 2010
                             Marketing experience, developed flyers, proposals and bids to win
                              projects
                              Key Achievements of role: researched and wrote RLB’s first
                              Corporate Responsibility Report, won a bid which led to a
                              flagship solar pv installation project with a Local Authority,
                              achieved repeat business and secondment to LOCOG
Nov 2006 – June 2010 Senior Project Manager: Stace LLP, Apex House, 18 – 20 Appold Street,
EC2A 2AS
                           Senior Project for Cray House, Sidcup (£2.8 m) – commercial
                            refurbishment
                           Senior Project Manager for Sittingbourne urban expansion - planning of
                            an expanding science park (£250m)
                           Senior Project Manager of the refurbishment of a heritage Victorian
                            warehouse in Kings Cross, converted for commercial use. (£3.0m)
                           Senior Project Manager of a Grade II Listed Building, refurbishment of
                            office floor rollout (Approx £500k to £1m per floor)
                              Key Achievements of role: developed repeat business with the
                              client LaSalle Investment Management, worked on 2 large
                              scale planning projects
March 2004 – Nov 2006 Project Manager: Cyril Sweett Limited, 60 Gray’s Inn Road, London,
WC1X 8AD
                           Assistant Project Manager for The Royal College of Music, West Phase
                            refurbishment
                           Assistant Project Manager for High Wycombe town extension and retail
                            development
                              Key Achievements of role: managing a large number of tenants
                              and meeting requirements of the Landlord




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Aug 2001 – Sept 2004 Project Manager: Clarson Goff Management, 34 St James’s Street, London,
SW1A 1HD
                            Project Management of 3 Debenhams store in Bedford, Bristol and
                             Southend
                            Bid work
                                 Key Achievements of role: offered repeat business from client

August 1998 – July 2001         Assistant Project Manager: MAA Ltd, 38 – 40 Glasshill Street, London

                                Assistant Project Manager for the following projects:
                                 Hush Restaurant, Lancashire Court, W1,
                                 Jil Sander, W1 – heritage building
                                 Mos Bros store UK roll out programme
                                 Mulberry and Tommy Hilfiger stores, W1
                                 Key Achievements of role: managing a large roll out
                                 programme and project managing complex heritage buildings

Personal Profile
                                  Founder and Director of WSCP – Women in Sustainable Construction
                                   and Property - women on the committee are from across various
                                   disciplines of The Built Environment. Successful growth of WSCP for
                                   networking and linked-in membership of over 150 members.

                                  Voluntary Evening Work - Planning Subcommittee Member to Lambeth
                                   Local Authority for 4 years

                                  Current Chair of The CIOB London Branch Sustainability Strategy
                                   Group (SSG) 2010 – 2012 currently promoting the CEnv accreditation,
                                   helped develop over 300 linked-in membership and hosted CPD
                                   events

                                  An International CIOB Ambassador - Involved in committee work and
                                   supporting strategies for The CIOB since 2003

                                  Mentoring experience: currently approached by a Board Member from
                                   Kier for development (recognised by a Career Coach as potential for
                                   future Board Membership). Also mentored 2 females in the
                                   construction industry

                                  Event Hosting and Industry Work : Panel member for The CIOB
                                   involved in a debate on sustainable construction sites and Main Guest
                                   Speaker at The Society For The Environment – Christmas Reception
                                   2012 discussing WSCP and being a Chartered Environmentalist,
                                   hosted a number of CIOB CPD events, and selected to judge
                                   construction professionals involved in building the Olympics


Interests and Sports:

Completed 4 no. marathons and half marathons, a 3 Peak Challenge in under 24 hours– Ben Nevis,
Scafell Pike and Snowden, took part in an Assistant Mountain Winter Leadership Course in Scotland,
training for the Oxford Half Marathon in October 2012, passionate interest in driving the sustainability
agenda, and also interested in sculpture

Referees Available upon request




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