ACEF Speaker 2021

Nicola McFarlan

Principal Low Carbon Lead in Australia,

Nicola McFarlane has over 18 years of experience working in engineering in the oil & gas industry both in Australia and the UK. Nicola’s current position is DNV Principal Low Carbon Lead in Australia supporting Energy Transition and Decarbonisation services and managing key hydrogen related projects in Australia. Nicola is a principal engineer and project manager working in risk management, technical assurance and advisory services. With expertise in safety and regulatory compliance within the Australian Regulatory Regime including Safety Case development and validation and the UK Regulatory Regime. Nicola has a First Class Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Western Australia.


  • Deep Dive Workshop: Potential and Challenge of Hydrogen Energy in Asia and Pacific Developing Countries (ADB, Innovation Norway)