About

Qualifications: BA (Hons), MCIEEM, First Aid at Work, Level 3 Risk Assessment, CSCS card/ROLO H&S
Specialisms: bats, hazel dormouse, reptiles, heathland, woodland, trees, health & safety
Licences: bats CL18, hazel dormouse, sand lizard, smooth snake, chainsaw, pesticides, brushcutter/trimmer, tree-climbing/aerial rescue

Noel is an experienced bat worker, with level 1 and 2 disturbance licences, and proficiency in surveys, handling, bat box installaton, soft demolition, and other mitigation. He is also a licensed surveyor of dormice and all six British reptile species, with a broad interest in other groups. He worked for CGO Ecology from 2014-2016. Prior to joining CGO Ecology, he spent eight years with Dorset Wildlife Trust, where he led surveys, managed reserves, and coordinated public and volunteer engagement projects. Before that, he worked in forestry, as well as stints in Denmark, Vietnam and Mauritius. At CGO Ecology, he was our senior bat ecologist and led our Field Team. During the autumn and winter months he managed our heathland restoration and other habitat work. He has qualified in tree-climbing and arboreal inspection for bat roosts and safety.


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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