The Environmental Protection Group (EPG) is delighted to welcome their new Head of Water, Jacqueline Diaz-Nieto.
Jacqueline joins EPG to lead the water department and brings with her a wealth of experience in the industry. EPG has an established water team and is committed to ensuring innovative, sustainable solutions become a fundamental part of urban and sports designs. Jacqueline will use her extensive expertise in sustainable drainage (SuDS) to address flooding issues and deliver the multiple benefits of SuDS for communities.
A chartered water and environmental manager with CIWEM, she has over ten years’ experience in the water industry and is currently working towards Chartered Engineer status with the Institute of Civil Engineers.
Jacqueline has a BSc in Geography from UCL, which she followed with a MSc in Environmental Monitoring, Modelling and Management. Following time in a research role in South America, she then studied for a PhD in urban flooding and sustainable drainage at the University of Sheffield.
Jacqueline then worked for over 10 years in the water industry, first at Yorkshire Water and most recently at Severn Trent, as a technical specialist promoting and championing SuDS and then a senior design engineer.