Nicola Rushton: Senior Airport Simulation Engineer

Particular Skills

  • Project Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Simulation and Modelling
  • Computer Programming
  • Applied Mathematics

Role in AiQ

Nicola works on our Modelling & Simulation Software and is based at Heathrow. As Senior Airport Simulation Engineer, she develops bespoke simulation and data analysis tools, creates allocation plans, databases and network maps and runs simulations. Part of her role also includes project management, process analysis and process development, as well as stakeholder management. Recent projects include LHR T5 EBS Phase 1 Scheme Design and LHR T5 HBS Standard 3 Replacement.


Nicola is a mechanical engineer with over four years’ experience working in a project-based environment. Her background is in engineering design, from conception through to construction, with projects including the development of the detailed engineering design for the SCPX project, a 48” gas transmission pipeline passing through Azerbaijan and Georgia. Nicola completed her Master’s Mechanical Engineering Degree at Sheffield University, specialising in engineering simulation.

or call Nicola on 0203 5989124 or email