Multi-disciplinary consultancy firm Pick Everard has announced the appointment of Nicola Hamill as its new director of landscape architecture, a move designed to propel the company’s expansion. With almost three decades of experience in the public realm, Nicola will bring her expertise in urban design, regeneration, and place development to the team. Her responsibilities will include mentoring, interdisciplinary discussions, and design reviews, initially at the firm’s locations in London and Leicester.
Nicola expressed her excitement in joining Pick Everard, stating, “It’s an exciting time for Pick Everard and I feel privileged to be part of the team.” She emphasized her focus on identifying and enhancing the team’s individual skills and strengths to meet business objectives and support sector growth.
In her new role, Nicola will also support the firm’s response to emerging needs, particularly the biodiversity net gain legislation. David Shaw, national design director at Pick Everard, commented on Nicola’s addition, saying, “Nicola joining our team will be a tremendous asset going forward for Pick Everard. Her extensive experience and innovative approach to landscape design aligns uniquely well with our commitment to excellence and sustainable development.” He also highlighted Nicola’s vision for team growth and mentorship, which will undoubtedly enhance the company’s capabilities and drive projects to new heights.