Nick is director of the research firm and consultancy Taylor-Baines and Associates based in New Zealand, and is immediate Past President of the International Association for Impact Assessment.
With an academic background in applied social and environmental sciences, he has collaborated internationally to develop approaches and techniques for SIA and co-authored the text Social Assessment: theory, process and techniques (third edition published in 2004).
Nick has broad experience as a consultant, researcher and trainer through contracts to the public and private sectors, community groups and multilateral agencies in New Zealand and internationally.
Dr Daniel Franks
Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining
Human rights in impact assessment: Masterclass for practitioners