Emma has several years’ experience working in ecological consultancy and joined BSG Ecology’s Derbyshire office in February 2019. Prior to this she held posts with multi-disciplinary consultancies in eastern England.
Emma has experience of carrying out a wide range of ecological surveys including extended phase 1 habitat survey and protected species survey (reptile, badger, great crested newt, breeding and wintering bird, bat, otter, and water vole). She is involved in writing technical reports, preparing mitigation and management plans and carries out ecological impact assessments. Emma holds a Natural England Level 1 Survey Class licence for great crested newt. Emma is also a qualified NPTC Level 2 tree climber and undertakes aerial inspection surveys for bats.
Emma has a BSc (Hons) in Physical Geography from the University of Durham and an MSc in Environmental Sustainability from the University of Edinburgh. Her MSc research project investigated the impact of deer on the regeneration of native woodland the Scottish Highlands. In her spare time Emma is a keen ornithologist and is involved in bird ringing. She is also a keen wildlife photographer and illustrator.