Peter joined LUC in 2006. His portfolio of ecological projects spans the UK and a wide range of habitats.
His project experience ranges from floral and faunal surveys to impact assessments and the development of robust mitigation proposals, comprising habitat creation and restoration schemes, and protected species mitigation, including for European Protected Species following licence applications.
Providing EcIAs and HRAs for renewable energy, transport, housing and commercial developments, Peter has a well-regarded understanding of strategic planning issues. He has regular input into biodiversity research studies, helping with the delivery of green infrastructure. His intricate knowledge of legislative and policy drivers is essential in ensuring effective and robust support for development projects.
Peter is particularly experienced in open space projects, including developing landscape and habitat management plans, informing open space restoration projects and supporting Heritage Lottery Fund applications for the restoration of features of heritage value.
Outside work: Pete enjoys being outdoors with his family and is a persistent and hopeful allotmenteer.
- Ecological survey and appraisal
- Protected species survey and advice
- Ecological impact assessment (EcIA)
- Habitats regulations assessment (HRA)
- Open space/habitat restoration and management
- Biodiversity planning and policy
- BREEAM and code for sustainable homes/EcoHomes
- Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (MCIEEM)