Amy Hensler

Amy Hensler

Amy Hensler

Director – Flood Risk

  • Reading
  • 07884 653366

Amy Hensler

BSc (Hons), MSc, C.WEM, CEnv, MCIWEM

Amy has over 15 years’ experience in the water and flood risk sector. She has worked for Peter Brett Associates since 2005 and leads the national flood risk modelling team. She has a degree in Geography from the University of Southampton and a Master’s degree in Water Resources from the University of Birmingham. She is a chartered member of both CIWEM and the Society for the Environment.

Amy’s key area of expertise is developing sustainable flood management solutions which optimise the potential of a development site whilst reducing flood risk to existing communities and providing environmental enhancements. She has worked with a range of private sector clients, providing advice and undertaking Flood Risk Assessments and Environmental Statements. She is experienced in applying national policy and guidance with regard to flood risk from pre-application discussions, through the planning process, to discharge of conditions and obtaining environmental permits.

Amy’s background lies in flood hydrology, hydraulic river modelling and flood risk assessment. She has worked on a range of projects including flood risk mapping, flood forecasting and flood management strategies for the Environment Agency.