Wood has more than 17 years’ environmental planning and engineering consultancy experience. She has worked nationally and internationally advising on environmental, socio-economic, health and sustainability issues. Wood has provided training to the Royal Town Planning Institute, Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, and numerous councils on climate change, and advises on the path to net zero. Her experience spans strategic planning and project-level impact assessment for projects ranging from nationally significant infrastructure to sustainable new communities, estate regeneration and the extension of London’s Tate Modern. A regular event speaker and author, Wood was voted a Woman of Influence in 2021 by The Planner. She’s also a keen mentor, nurturing the next generation through various mentoring schemes and internal graduate programmes.