About me

Self-employed consultant ecologist and sustainability consultant located in Frome, Somerset.
Retired Full Member of Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management - I now donate my expertise to local good causes, such as for Friends of the River Frome and various community initiatives.

Editor/compiler of Conservation News in British Wildlife for over 30 years.

Visiting lecturer at Leeds University (MSc Biodiversity & Conservation)

  • Environmental projects and policy development, analysis, funding and management
  • Countryside restoration advice, planning and coordinating implementation - including farm plans, environmental stewardship, habitat creation
  • Technical writing, editing and comment (ecological restoration, nature conservation policy & practice, environmental land management)
  • Environmental events facilitation (workshops, conferences, consultations)
  • Land manager training
  • Ecology and environmental concepts
  • Environmental sustainability advice (PGDip. Architecture: Advanced Energy & Environmental Studies at the CAT Graduate School, awarded 2012)
I  have extensive experience of working with the local community, having been a past Town . Councillor and chair of the parish plan initiative for Thatcham, where  I was awarded the Civic Award  in 2008 and received a similar award by Frome Town Council in 2016. In 2007 I was responsible in my capacity as Technical Consultant for Thatcham Town Council for carrying out a parish review of surface water flooding and working with residents of the 1200 properties flooded at this time.