About

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

Jess assists with our protected species surveys in Surrey and the Southeast. She 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 is a regular box-checker for the National Dormouse Monitoring Programme. Jess has also volunteered for the London Wildlife Trust, the Natural History Museum, and as an eel monitor for the Zoological Society of London. She also runs her own wildlife-oriented craft business, Silver Pasta, and is a keen outdoor swimmer.


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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