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John Thompson, Principal Ecologist, Ecological Consultant, Ecologist, Senior Consultant

John Thompson MSc MCIEEM

Principal Ecologist (Technical)

Tel: +44 (0)1670 735547

Email: john.thompson@econorth.co.uk

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/1johnthompson

I have been working with EcoNorth since its inception in 2009, first as a Senior Ecologist and then Principal, following employment at our parent organisation Northumberland Wildlife Trust. With 18 years of professional experience in ecology and nature conservation, 12 within a consultancy setting ...

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David Beaver, TechArborA, Aboriculture

David Beaver TechArborA

Arboricultural Consultant and Surveyor

Tel: +44 (0)1670 735547

Email: davidbeavertrees@gmail.com

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/1davidbeaver

I have been working with EcoNorth since 2016 as the main arboreal consultant and surveyor, undertaking pre-development tree surveys to BS5837 standard and assessing the impact of our clients developments on the health and safety of trees. I am here to advise on all ...

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Josh Havlin, Ecologist, Ecological Consultant

Josh Havlin MSc

Assistant Ecologist

Tel: +44 (0)1670 735547

Email: josh.havlin@econorth.co.uk

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/josh-havlin

I joined EcoNorth as a Trainee Assistant Ecologist in June 2017 and have been promoted to Assistant Ecologist  in 2018. I have always been passionate about the outdoors and wildlife, specifically birds. To that end, I undertook ornithological projects at every opportunity during my studies ...

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Ben Smurthwaite, Assistant Ecologist

Ben Smurthwaite BSc (Hons) and MSc

Assistant Ecologist

Tel: 01670735547

Email: ben.smurthwaite@econorth.co.uk

Since joining EcoNorth at the beginning of 2019 as an Assistant Ecologist, I have been involved in supporting a range of projects including habitat surveys, such as Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, protected species mitigation and licensing, and project management.  I have also conducted more technical ...

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Mark Fletcher, Finance Manager

Mark Fletcher

Finance Manager

Tel: +44 (0)1670 735547

Email: mark.fletcher@econorth.co.uk

I joined EcoNorth as Finance Manager in July 2018 during a busy and exciting time for the business. I am responsible for the day to day financial management of EcoNorth and EcoÉireann and regularly report financial performance to the Senior Management Team and Board ...

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Sandi Davison

Sandi Davison

PA / Administrator

Tel: +44 (0)1670 735547

Email: sandi.davison@econorth.co.uk

I joined EcoNorth in October 2017 as a PA/Administrator. I have 17 years of experience working as a PA/Administrator in various sectors including financial consulting, education and the Church of England.  Over the years I have developed my office skills, for example, organisation and ...

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Alan Lauder BSc (Hons)

Lead Associate, EcoÉireann

Tel: +44 (0)1670 735547

Email: Alan.Lauder@ecoeireann.com

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/alauder

I started working as an associate with EcoÉireann in March 2016, and have since contributed to many aspects of their ecology work and helped to develop the business. My main role is to work with the EcoEireann team to develop the business further, to ...

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