Meet the Team

CEC has the largest team of experienced and licenced bat ecologists in the southwest.

Steve Marshall (MCIEEM) Senior Ecologist with the Bat team

Tel: 07752 618 205

Steve has worked for CEC for over 20 years. Steve’s work includes everything from simple bat and owl assessments to project management, surveying and reporting on large scale developments and as a named ecologist for major infrastructure schemes.  Steve is a very experienced Natural England licence applicant, and has produced licence applications and method statements to allow works to bat roosts in several hundred cases.

Key skills include:

  • Bat survey licence level 2 (surveying licence)
  • Bat Mitigation Class licence (BMCL) Annexes B&D
  • Barn owl survey licence
  • CSCS card held

Dave Hunter BSc (Hons), MCIEEM – Bat Ecologist

Tel: 07717 840 795

Dave started working for CEC in 2004 as a subcontractor and as an employee from 2007. Dave is a highly experienced bat ecologist and has applied for many Natural England Mitigation licences to allow work to legally protected bat roosts.  He has also produced many method statements and impact assessments to allow works to proceed at sites with bats and/or barn owls without breaching the legislation.

Key skills include:

  • Bat survey licence Level 2
  • Bat Mitigation Class Licence, Bats in Churches Class Licence
  • Barn owl survey licence,
  • CSCS card held

Steve Adams – Senior Ecologist

Tel: 07974 204079

BA (Hons), MSc, CEnv, MCIEEM

Steve has worked for CEC for 22 years and specialises in habitat surveys, land management advice and Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA), as well as holding licences for badgers, bats and dormice.

Key skills include:

  • Bat survey licence level 2
  • Bat activity and emergence surveys
  • CSCS card held

Cathy Shaw MSc BSc(Hons) ACIEEM Ecologist

Tel: 01872 302 312 Mob: 07787 423 559

Cathy has worked for CEC for 7 years. She is a multi-skilled ecologist having over 8 years’ experience working in this field. She undertakes a wide variety of ecology consultancy work.

Key skills include:

  • Bat survey licence level 1 and working towards level 2
  • Bat activity and emergence surveys
  • Barn owl survey licence
  • CSCS card held

Eldon Douglas BSc (Hons) QCIEEM- Assistant Ecologist

Mob: 07814 675911

Eldon Douglas Joined CEC in April 2021.  He is a multi-skilled ecologist with 7 years of practical experience completing bat and barn owl, reptile, and dormouse surveys.

Key skills include:

  • Bat survey licence level 2
  • Bat activity and emergence surveys
  • Barn owl survey licence
  • CSCS card held 

CONTACT

bats@cecenvironment.co.uk

01872 245510

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