Caroline joined HiDef in April 2023. She has a background in Marine Science having studied at the Scottish Association for Marine Science. She focused on underwater noise, marine mammals and marine renewables for her PhD. Caroline’s previous role was with NatureScot as a marine ecology advisor. Within this role, she led on underwater noise advice for offshore wind projects, tidal stream projects, harbour developments and aquaculture. She also sat on project steering groups for Scottish and UK research projects.