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Scott Taylor PhD BSc (Hons)

Scott’s passion for wildlife and the environment led him to pursue a career in ecological consultancy.  He is a senior ecologist with eight years’ experience working within the industry.  To date he has worked on a wide variety of projects, spanning a range of industries, which include small-scale domestic alterations, large housing developments, Highways England improvement schemes and Network Rail engineering works.  


Scott is a pro-active individual with a broad skillset developed from a background in academic research and increasing industrial sector experience.  Scott can effectively undertake various surveys and produce a variety of reports, suitable for both planning applications or organisational policy.

Core Skills

  • Surveying (Species and Habitat)

  • Ecological Impact Assessment

  • Ecological Clerk of Works

  • Communication

  • Project management

  • Report writing


Qualifications and Professional Memberships

  • PhD Environmental Science

  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Management

  • Natural England class license holder Great Crested Newts

  • Natural England class license holder Bats

  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

  • First Aid Qualified



Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (2018) High carbon burial rates by small ponds in the landscape.

Hydrobiologia (2016) Quantifying rapid spatial and temporal variations of CO2 fluxes from small, lowland freshwater ponds.

Inland Waters (2014) * Variations in sediment organic carbon among different types of small natural ponds along Druridge Bay, Northumberland, UK.


* Referenced by Alastair Driver, National Biodiversity Manager, Environment Agency: Multiple benefits of river and wetland restoration – “Killer Facts” from projects 2014.


International Conference Presentations

Elucidating ecological controls underpinning carbon storage in small water bodies: An experimental approach. 9th Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences: Geneva, Switzerland, 5-10 July 2015.


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