Providing environmental expertise to the maritime industry

Katherine (Harris) Holmes, Director of Harris Holden, is a Chartered Environmentalist with 16 years’ experience in the marine and coastal environmental sector.

Having worked as environment manager for a UK major port and as a principal EIA consultant, Katherine has a comprehensive understanding of the UK environmental legislative framework. She is experienced in environmental consenting and EIA for marine and coastal developments across the ports, dredging and renewable energy industries.

Founded in 2015, Harris Holden specialises in providing environmental consultancy services to ports and harbours and the marine renewable energy sector. Our services include:

  • Environmental licensing support
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Water Framework Directive Assessment
  • ​Habitats Regulations Assessment
    ​Marine Conservation Zone Assessment

  • Environmental management plans
  • Environmental site supervision
  • Advice on complying with marine environmental legislation and policy