About

Qualifications: BSc (Hons), GradCIEEM
Specialisms: reptiles, amphibians, mammals
Licences: hazel dormouse

Jess has experience in Extended Phase 1 surveys, GCN pitfall trapping and translocation, reptile surveys and translocation, bat badger and dormouse surveys. She has a particular interest in dormice, and has volunteered on box checks in Surrey as part of the National Dormouse Monitoring Programme since 2014. Formerly, Jess worked for Acorn Ecology Ltd, and volunteered for the London Wildlife Trust, Natural History Museum and as an eel monitor for the Zoological Society of London.


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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Mike Phillips

Associate Ecologist (Kent)

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

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Carly Cavolick

Finance & Administration Manager

Specialisms: Business administration and finance

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Rebecca Perl

Director (Dorset)

Specialisms: communications, copywriting, editing, marketing

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Habitat Management Team

Habitat Management Team

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

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Noel Bergin

Associate Ecologist (Dorset/Denmark)

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

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Chris Cathrine

Associate Ecologist (Scotland)

Specialisms: birds, invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians

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Jess Smith

Associate Ecologist (Surrey)

Specialisms: reptiles, amphibians, mammals

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Steve Allen

Associate Arborist & Ecologist (Northamptonshire)

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

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Richard Moulds

Associate Arborist & Ecologist (Nottinghamshire)

Specialisms: Trees, Bats

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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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