Karen is a Senior Ecologist with over 10 years’ experience in environmental consultancy. Karen is a licensed great crested newt and bat worker with particular experience in bat licensing and delivering mitigation in both urban and rural environments. She is also experienced in undertaking and delivering Preliminary Ecological Appraisals (PEA), phase 1 habitat surveys, protected and invasive species surveys and BREEAM assessments. Karen has had valuable involvement with a wide range of projects from large scale residential and commercial to renewable energy and high profile linear infrastructure projects. Karen is a full member of both Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and the Association of Environmental & Ecological Clerks of Works (AEECoW).