Josie graduated from the University of Leicester in 2011, to work in local authority Environmental Health where her career initially involved environmental projects. Further academic studies led to her obtaining a Masters from the University of Bristol in Contemporary Space and Society in 2012 and the IOA Post Graduate Diploma in 2017 and Environmental and Architectural Acoustics in 2019 from London South Bank University. Josie’s career in Acoustics began in 2015 where she began her role as a junior consultant for HA Acoustics undertaking environmental surveys and assessments.
Josie went to work for Clement Acoustics in London in January 2016 where she developed her building acoustic knowledge along with environmental before returning to HA acoustics in June 2017. Josie has continued to develop her environmental, architectural and building acoustic skills, focusing on environmental noise impact assessments to support planning applications for residential and commercial development, introduction of mechanical plant, sound insulation testing, long term monitoring and sporting facilities. Josie helped HA Acoustics gain UKAS accreditation in 2018 and remains as our UKAS technical manager. Josie also has a keen interest in aero-acoustics, specifically in drone noise. Since 2018 Josie also volunteers as the Early Careers Group Representative for the IOA Eastern Branch Region.
Outside of work, Josie enjoys kickboxing, kayaking and hiking.