Cyra has an in-depth understanding of the issues associated with development proposals, the ability to communicate complex planning applications to communities, and is highly effective in building positive relationships with a range of stakeholders.
Cyra has worked in public relations for nearly two decades, focusing on stakeholder consultation since 2004. She has extensive experience of devising and implementing consultations across a variety of sectors — including, regeneration, residential, retail, energy, utilities and education – on projects throughout the UK, from small residential schemes to DCO applications.
Her in-depth experience mitigating and reducing project risk on nationally significant infrastructure projects includes a number of high-profile, politically sensitive schemes such as: Highways England’s Lower Thames Crossing; Drax Power Station; Millbrook Power Station; and Rampion Wind Farm – as well as numerous on-shore wind farms and solar projects.
Cyra also facilitates stakeholder workshops across the UK for many of the electricity and gas distribution and transmission networks, as well as water and sewerage companies.