Elizabeth Daly, a Principal Consultant at RPA, has a BSc in Environmental Sciences and an MA in Environment, Policy and Society. Her experience covers evaluations, the assessment of impacts and the analysis of options and scenarios. She is regularly involved in stakeholder engagement and has developed online surveys, organised and facilitated workshops (in person and online) and carried out interviews. She has worked on a range of topics in the environmental field such as water quality, abstraction licensing, biodiversity, coastal adaptation and flood risk management.
She has undertaken numerous benefit assessments to identify the water quality related impacts of mine water treatment schemes for former coal and metal mines across England, Wales and Scotland. Other studies include work on natural capital metrics and water management mechanisms, contributing to a guidance document for environmental proofing for the InvestEU Programme and investigating international approaches to Japanese knotweed in the context of property sales. She has undertaken evaluations of several funding programmes, with examples including an early impact evaluation of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and an evaluation of the initial three years of the Seafood Innovation Fund. Her evaluation experience also includes a strategic programme evaluation of the property flood resilience (PFR) pathfinders. Elizabeth has a PRINCE2 Foundation Certificate in Project Management and has managed projects for a range of clients.