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, ecological impact assessments, mitigation, enhancement and management plans, and increasingly undertaking biodiversity gain assessments.
Emma provides GIS support including producing maps to support technical reports and undertaking the mapping required for biodiversity gain assessments. Emma holds a Natural England Level 1 Survey Class licence for great crested newt and is a qualified NPTC Level 2 tree climber, regularly undertaking 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 wildlife photographer and artist.