About

Qualifications: BSc (Hons), MCIEEM, FLS, First Aid at Work, CSCS, BORDA offroad
Specialisms: birds, invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians
Licences: Schedule 1 birds, great crested newt

Chris is a respected ornithologist, arachnologist and all-round ecologist, based in Scotland. He has led survey and mitigation for large windfarms, solar parks, power lines, rail, road, housing and minerals projects. Areas of particular expertise include Ecological Impact Assessment, Appropriate Assessment of Natura sites, Collision Risk Modelling (CRM), and ArcGIS data analysis. He has specialist skills in Schedule 1 and Annex I bird species, protected mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and invertebrates (including butterflies, dragonflies, beetles, spiders, harvestmen, pseudoscorpions, woodlice, millipedes and centipedes). He produces bespoke plans for challenging ecological issues, Habitat Management and Monitoring Plans (HMMPs), and ECoW services. He is on numerous committees and steering groups, and a visiting lecturer at the University of the West of Scotland and Glasgow Caledonian University. He holds first aid, CSCS and offroad qualifications.


Dr Chris Gleed-Owen

Director & Principal Ecologist

Specialisms: sand lizard, smooth snake, reptiles, GCN, natterjack, amphibians, non-marine molluscs, heathland, coastal dunes, biogeography, palaeoecology

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Adam Day

Senior Ecologist (Dorset)

Specialisms: bats, climbing, barn owl, birds, GCN

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Sandi Leiber

Finance & Administration Manager

Specialisms: Business administration and finance

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Jess Smith

Associate Ecologist (Surrey)

Specialisms: reptiles, amphibians, mammals

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Rebecca Perl

Director (Dorset)

Specialisms: communications, copywriting, editing, marketing

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Steve Allen

Associate Arborist & Ecologist (Northamptonshire)

Specialisms: Trees, Bats, Woodland, Fencing, Barn owl

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Habitat Management Team

Habitat Management Team

Specialisms: heathland, forestry, habitat management, protected species, invasive species

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Richard Moulds

Associate Arborist & Ecologist (Nottinghamshire)

Specialisms: Trees, Bats

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Noel Bergin

Associate Ecologist (Dorset/Denmark)

Specialisms: bats, hazel dormouse, reptiles, heathland, woodland, trees, health & safety

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Mike Phillips

Associate Ecologist (Kent)

Specialisms: GCN, reptiles, GIS/remote sensing, tree/habitat management.

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Chris Cathrine

Associate Ecologist (Scotland)

Specialisms: birds, invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians

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Dr Todd Lewis

Associate Ecologist (Dorset)

Specialisms: reptiles, amphibians, tropical ecology

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Ian Bradley

Associate Ecologist (Northumberland)

Specialisms: great crested newt, amphibians, reptiles

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Jonathan Crewe

Associate Ecologist (Dorset)

Specialisms: plants, habitats, bats, badgers, reptiles, amphibians

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