Simon Geary Ecology Services

Ecology & Biodiversity Support

The company is managed by Simon Geary B.Sc (Hons) M.Sc, MCIEEM, CEnv, who has 17 years’ professional consultancy experience.  In this time he has managed a wide variety of ecological projects.
His expertise includes ornithology (e.g. cirl bunting and barn owl surveys), bats, hazel dormouse, badger, reptiles, great crested newt, botanical and habitat survey, as well as ecological impact assessment and technical reporting to support planning applications.
Dr Tina Geary B.Sc (Hons), Ph.D, is a company director whose roles include financial, administration and quality control.  Tina has an environmental science and agricultural consultancy background.

Quality Assurance
Projects are managed by experienced consultants holding Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and Full Member status of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).
Our work complements British Standard 42020 Biodiversity.  Code of Practice for Planning and Development (BSI 2013).
Our ecologists hold CIEEM membership, meet CIEEM competencies for Botanical and Protected Species surveys and hold Natural England survey licences for bats, hazel dormouse, badger, otter, great crested newt, white clawed crayfish or birds e.g. barn owl. 

Health and Safety
Health and Safety is fully considered. Consultants meet CSCS requirements. Risk Assessments are produced in co-operation with clients. Appropriate PPE and safety equipment is employed.