I have undertaken a number of botanic baseline surveys as part of Environmental and Social Impact Assessments for infrastructure development projects, often those seeking compliance with Performance Standard 6.

  • Treweek Environmental Consultants (TEC) for Alliance Mining Commodities (AMC) Koumbia Bauxite Project. Boké, Guinea. 2018
  • RSK for the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). Hoima, Uganda to Tanga, Tanzania. 2017
  • Hummingbird Resources Yanfolila Gold Project, Mali. 2014.
  • Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) for Euronimba Liberia Guinea-Liberia export railway, Nimba county, Liberia. 2013.
  • URS for ArcelorMittal Liberia, Mt Gangra, Buchanan & Nimba county, Liberia. 2012.
  • Putu Iron Ore Mining Company, Grand Gedeh, Liberia. 2011.

I carry out teaching and training activities, botanic surveys and plant identification to inform decision making in land management projects in non-ESIA contexts.

  • LTS International as part of the Shire River Basin Management Project. Analysis of botanic data, a course delivered in Mangochi, Malawi for staff of the National Herbarium and Botanic Gardens of Malawi. 2017.
  • LTS International as part of the Shire River Basin Management Project (World Bank, GEF): Field training in Zomba (Malawi) in botanic data collection using Rapid Botanic Survey. Zomba, Malawi. 2015.
  • LTS International for European Forest Institute: Land prioritisation tools for Nguti district, Cameroon. Project wrap up at the National Herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé. 2015.UK work

My non-African work includes work in british ecology, and science education.

  • Assistant Ecologist, BSG Ecology. Site monitoring for railway developments in Oxfordshire. 2013.
  • Science4you, developing a children’s science kit ‘First Steps in Biology’. 2014.