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Brian has been with the team almost since MacArthur Green began, and is an experienced Principal Ecologist with a number of specialist survey skills and project management experience.
His main focus for MacArthur Green is on delivering high quality vegetation and habitat survey data, reports and impact assessments, with a particular focus on National Vegetation Classification (NVC) surveys. Brian also provides Phase 1 habitat surveys, GWDTE surveys, and Peat Depth and Blanket Mire Condition surveys. He has provided these surveys for a wide range of clients within the renewables, forestry, roads, housing and mining sectors. Recent large project examples include delivering the NVC surveys for both the Central and Northern A9 dualling sections, covering a survey reach of over 70km.
Brian is an experienced project manager, and manages a number of ecology, ornithology and peat projects to ES submission with preparation of associated ES chapters, EcIA’s and HRA’s.
He is also experienced in conducting and providing protected species surveys and licencing, fisheries habitat surveys, ornithological surveys, ECoW services, and species and habitat management plans and monitoring.
Brian graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2005 with a First Class honours degree in Physical Geography. He also gained a Masters degree with Distinction in River Basin Management from the University of Stirling in 2009.