BUG staff originate from a range of backgrounds, including environmental consultancies, regulatory bodies, research councils, industry and academia; thus, providing a balanced appreciation of clients’ needs and regulator expectations.
Our core staff are internationally recognised leaders in their respective fields of research and, supported by a comprehensive laboratory and field monitoring capability, we provide our clients with a ‘one-stop-shop’ for ecological monitoring and scientific advisory services.
Our dedicated project managers are experienced environmental consultants with exemplary track-records in customer care and the delivery of projects on time and on budget.
Dr Adrian Pinder
Director / Principal Fisheries Scientist (BU Global Environmental Solutions)
Impact Assessment (EcIA), fish ecology, larval and juvenile fish, invasive species, migratory behaviour, recreational fisheries management, threatened species. Experienced project manager and environmental consultant.
Dr Andy Harrison
Project Manager / Principal Fisheries Scientist (BU Global Environmental Solutions)
Freshwater fish ecology, Home Office licenced for fish surgery, Impact Assessment (EcIA), Water Framework Directive, Eels Regulations. CAA approved drone pilot with Permission for Commercial Operations. Experienced project manager and environmental consultant.
Professor Robert Britton
Professor of Fish Ecology (DLES)
Fish biology and ecology. Impacts of invasive fish species. Spread of diseases associated with invasive fish species.
Dr Roger Herbert
Principal Academic in Coastal and Marine Biology (DLES)
Marine and coastal ecology and conservation. Coastal lagoon specialist.
Professor Richard Stillman
Professor in Applied Ecology (DLES)
Ecology and behaviour of birds. Predicting the effect of environmental change on birds. Ecological modelling.
Dr Alice Hall
Post-doctoral Researcher (DLES)
Intertidal ecology, ecological enhancement, coastal artificial structures, habitat creation, marine fish surveys, underwater video surveys.
Dr Catie Gutmann Roberts
Post-doctoral Researcher (DLES)
Migration ecology and phenology, fish biology and ecology, geomorphology, invasive species, diet reconstruction and trophic ecology, citizen science, public engagement.
Dr Demetra Andreou
Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science (DLES)
Parasitology, population genetics, evolutionary ecology, eDNA.
Dr Emilie Hardouin
Lecturer in Conservation Genetics (DLES)
Population genetics and evolutionary ecology.
Dr Elena Cantarello
Lecturer in Environmental Science (DLES)
Assessment of forest habitat condition, forest ecosystem services and management regimes, carbon management, green technologies, renewable energy, green economy.
Dr Phillipa Gillingham
Senior Lecturer in Biogeography (DLES)
Ecology and conservation of upland ecosystems. Effects of climate change on species distributions and conservation.
Dr Anita Diaz
Professor in Conservation (DLES)
Terrestrial ecology, ecological restoration, grazing ecology.
Dr Kathy Hodder
Senior Lecturer in Conservation Ecology (DLES)
Restoration and conservation ecology, terrestrial and aquatic biotelemetry, small mammal ecology.
Dr Iain Green
Lecturer in Biological Sciences (DLES)
Forensic investigation, pollution ecology, trace metal homeostasis and detoxification in cells, soil science.
Dr Duncan Golicher
Senior Lecturer in Geoinformatics (DLES)
Landscape ecology, deforestation, landscape change, species distribution modelling, spatial modelling.
Professor Rick Stafford
Lecturer in Computational Ecology (DLES)
Marine biology, computational ecology, statistics, E-learning.
Dr Sally Brown
Deputy Head of Department (DLES)
Coastal management, coastal processes, climate change adaptation, adapting to sea-level rise.
Dr Daniel Franklin
Principal Academic in Environmental Science (DLES)
Environmental science, phytoplankton ecology, aquatic microbiology, flow cytometry, biological oceanography, cyanobacteria.
Lecturer in Geoinformatics (DLES)
Geoarchaeology, glaciology, geomorphology, mass-movement, remote sensing (airborne laser scanning, photogrammetry, Synthetic Aperture Radar).
Professor Ross Hill
Professor in Remote Sensing (DLES)
Remote sensing of forests and habitats.
Professor Amanda Korstjens
Associate Professor in Behavioural Ecology (DLES)
Behaviour, ecology and conservation of primates and other animals
Professor Genoveva Esteban
Professor in Microbial Biodiversity (DLES)
Microbial ecology, biodiversity and biogeography.
Dr Luciana Esteves
Principal Academic in Physical Geography (DLES)
Coastal processes. Erosion and flood risk management. Managed realignment. Shoreline change. Coastal management. Human-induced climate change impacts on caosts.