Julie Drew-Murphy

Principal

Julie Drew-Murphy is a Principal in RCG’s London office. She has over 14 years’ experience in the renewables sector and provides clients with expert technical support for the development and delivery of renewables projects.

Mrs Drew-Murphy has a proven track record in managing large multi-disciplinary teams to deliver permitting and consents compliance for offshore wind and other renewables technologies. She is an expert in UK consent regimes and the technical issues associated with development.

Mrs Drew-Murphy has a wealth of experience within the utility and consultancy sectors and has held multiple roles in both technical and management positions, leading projects from feasibility through to construction and operation.
Mrs Drew-Murphy has delivered environmental impact assessments (EIAs), consents, and permits for both the onshore and offshore assets associated with wind farm development, for some of the world’s largest offshore wind farms. This has included the development and management of offshore and onshore surveys, production and review of technical reports and consent applications and leading projects through examination and post application phases. Mrs Drew-Murphy has expert knowledge and has managed consents under a multitude of consent regimes. In addition to the application for consents, Mrs Drew-Murphy has managed post consent compliance during construction and is also highly skilled at stakeholder liaison. Mrs Drew-Murphy has also applied her considerable technical knowledge to provide technical due diligence and expert advice to clients.

Mrs Drew-Murphy trained as a marine biologist. She has qualifications in project management, the implementation of environmental management systems, and in business leadership and management.

Representative Assignments

Development support, offshore wind
Provided expert consents support for the development of an extension to an existing offshore wind farm in the Thames Estuary. Managed the technical documentation required for the consent application.
Discharging offshore wind permitting requirements
In the role of Support Environmental Clerk of Works (ECoW), prepared documentation for construction activities and ensured delivery of environmental permitting requirements on site to meet key development milestones for an offshore wind farm project in Scotland.
Development Project Manager
Managed and produced the technical feasibility report for development of a renewable energy project in Scotland, leading to the production of a scoping document and full development and consent application for the site.