Dr Nick White
Dr Nick White is the Principal Advisor on Net Gain at Natural England.
Session: Communicating biodiversity net gain
Strand: National context and national policy
When: 11:00 – 11:45, Wednesday 15th November 2023
Nick works across Government (national and local), and with developers, NGOs and academia to advance policy, practice and standards around net gain (biodiversity, natural capital and environmental). The current focus of his work is on biodiversity net gain legislation, the biodiversity metric and biodiversity net gain standards and guidance. Nick is also working on the evolving approach to marine net gain.
As a non-biologist, Nick is interested in how biodiversity and the natural environment can contribute towards wider social and economic benefits. He has a strong interest in green infrastructure, especially in relation to urban areas and its ability to enhance wider (grey) infrastructure resilience.
Nick was named in the ENDS Report Powerlist UK 100 most influential environmental professionals in 2022 & 2023.