About the Author
Nicola graduated from Cambridge University in 1984 with a first class degree in computer science and engineering. She has been involved in two start-up companies which grew to multi-million multi-nationals. Nicola became interested in environmental issues and in 2007 began a degree with the OU in Environmental Studies, which she completed with first class honours. Nicola is a surveyor in Cambridge Carbon Footprint's Climate Friendly Homes project which provides advice about reducing home energy consumption.