Matt is an ecological consultant with six years of professional experience in ecological consultancy and a background in residential, mineral and waste planning applications. He has a comprehensive understanding of planning policy and legislative frameworks which need to be addressed in respect of ecology. Matt has considerable experience with great crested newts, bats, reptiles, badgers and other protected species.
Bsc (Hons) Ecology
Natural England Class 2 Bat license
Class 1 GCN license
Associate member of CIEEM
Level 4 NVQ Field Identification Skills Certificate
As a keen botanist, he's often seen out with his trusty hand lens.
Interest in protected species started early
His favourite kids TV programme was Goosebumps
Give him a Guinness...he's then a happy chappy
Can whip up a variety of healthy lunches featuring avocado
Keeps his bat detector in a vintage 50's Batman & Robin lunch tin
Trains in jiu jitsu and kickboxing so no-one tries it on with him in the office
Spends his free time volunteering with local conservation groups