About us

Scott Roe BSc (Hons)  ACIEEM  AMRSB

Senior Ecologist 

 As a member of The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental management and The Royal Society of Biology, Scott takes an active interest in ecological current affairs, legislation and political and social impacts.  A graduate of Aberystwyth University with a BSc Ecology, Scott has more than fifteen years experience in a wide range of ecological areas. This includes Extended Phase 1 habitat surveys, Ecological Impact Assessments, specialist invertebrate surveys, Breeding bird and Vantage point surveys, upland bird surveys, practical conservation project management and protected species surveys, including reptiles, Otters and Water Voles. 

Scott has written several books on wildlife and ecology including field guides and species identification keys. He lives off-grid with his small family up in the hills near Machynlleth where they produce much of their own food and generate their own electric from a combination of solar, wind and water power. 

Professional development

Ancient tree survey techniques, Certificate in Habitat Management, Higher Education Diploma in Field and conservation ecology, Biosecurity training, Reedbeds and Water management, Straw bale construction, Invasive and non-native species, Clerk of works. 

Eleri Jenkins BSc (Hons)

Ecologist

Eleri has always had a deep interest in nature having been brought up in the beautiful countryside of mid Wales. After studying Wildlife Conservation at the University Of Plymouth she spent time in Nigeria carrying out biodiversity surveys and conducting behavioural studies of released primates.
Whilst working at The Brecon Beacons National park Eleri developed a wide range of ecological skills, including upland bird surveys, NVC surveys, small mammal trapping, hedgerow surveys, and grass identification.
Working alongside Natural Resources Wales and at The Centre for Alternative Technology has further strengthened Eleri’s skill set with experience in protected species surveys and the creation of site management plans.
With a sound knowledge of flora and fauna, good surveying skills and a passion for all things related to wildlife and ecology, Eleri has studied extensively, making her capable of undertaking a wide range of work in the ecological field.
Other qualifications and professional development
Environmental Conservation Diploma, Hill and Moorland leader, First Aid and remote emergency care, Field ecology courses at Aberystwyth University.

 

Stuart Piner BSc (hons)

Ornithologist

 Stuart has worked as a freelance ornithologist since graduating in Ecology from the University of East Anglia in 2006. Through working on a diverse array of projects, including Basic Payment Scheme applications, landfill extensions, power station developments, species-specific conservation projects, oil industry installations, transport network developments and over 30 wind energy projects,  Stuart has amassed a wealth of experience in ecological survey techniques, which complements his knowledge gained from being a life-long birder.

Stuart caught the birding bug when he made regular visits to Leighton Moss RSPB with his father, and in the years that followed he travelled far and wide in the pursuit of birds. Stuart lives in Lancashire with his young family.

Tom Lowe BSc (Hons)

 Ornithologist

Tom’s lifelong interest in British wildlife was developed further during a degree in Ecology at the University of East Anglia with a year at the University of California. Since 2003, Tom has worked full-time as a freelance ecologist on a wide variety of projects, with a particular emphasis on renewable energy developments, including over 110 wind farms, both in the UK and abroad. During this time he has gained an in-depth understanding of the industry and has contributed to the design, implementation and training of field survey techniques. Tom and his family live in Shropshire, where he has become increasingly involved in local bird recording.

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