Since joining BSG Ecology in 2004, Guy has provided consultancy advice for many projects including infrastructure and housing developments, renewable energy, urban regeneration, leisure and heritage projects, habitat management and biodiversity plans.
His role involves project management and the provision of technical advice including Ecological Impact Assessment (EIA), Habitats Regulations Assessment, protected species advice, and devising mitigation and enhancement measures. Guy regularly provides advice to multi-disciplinary project design teams, developers and other clients, and provides technical guidance and training to other colleagues within the practice.
Guy has worked on onshore wind farm developments throughout the UK, managing survey work and carrying out impact assessment, particularly in relation to bats and birds. He has public inquiry and planning appeal experience. He holds Natural England survey licences for great crested newt and bats. As a qualified tree climber, he carries out aerial tree surveys for bat roosts. Guy is a Chartered Ecologist (CEcol) and a full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management.
Guy has an interest in veteran tree management, sustainable design, and identifying opportunities to deliver biodiversity net gain. Previous roles include British Waterways Conservation Ecologist and Gloucestershire Biodiversity Plan Project Manager. He has also worked with Natural England on the UK Biodiversity Action Plan, carried out research (pinewood regeneration) in partnership with the RSPB, and spent time as a conservation officer in Bermuda.