Wild Service Team
Rae Luckett – BA (Hons) LA, B Land Arch, CMLI – Principal Landscape Architect
Rae works for Robert Myers Associates (RMA), a rural Worcestershire based landscape architectural practice. She has over 20 years professional experience in landscape architecture providing landscape services from feasibility and planning through to construction and supervision on site. Rae and the RMA team provide fully detailed design packages for both hard and soft landscape projects for private individuals and rural estates, developers and larger organisations. RMA also has extensive experience in all areas of environmental planning including Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments.
Tom Hyde, JPR Environmental - Ecological Mitigation Services
Tom is the Mitigation Project Manager of JPR Environmental and holds a CSCS Black Card in Construction Site Management and has completed the Site Manager Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS). JPR Environmental has extensive experience with wildlife protection and mitigation services where there is a developmental need or for habitat enhancement. The company offers the full range of site preparation works from vegetation clearance to security fencing plus erosion control solutions using bio-engineering, reedbed installation and management and sustainable drainage systems (SuDS). The Company has achieved UKAS accreditation in ISO 9001: 2015 & 14001: 2015 and is a CHAS accredited contactor. The company is also a member of the Constructed Wetland Association and individual staff have membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).
Murray Bracewell MCIEEM, Charlton Abbots - Land Management Services
Charlton Abbots provides private and public landowners, commercial and industrial companies with a professional forestry, landscaping and arboricultural service in addition to implementing protected species mitigation schemes. The Landscaping side of the business concentrates on landscaping schemes for building developments including ground working, soft landscaping and fencing.
Phil Hills - BA DipTP DipLA CMLI- Landscape Architect
Phil heads up the landscape team at CEC Ltd. (part of The Wildlife Trust Consultancies) and provides landscaping support to Wild Service He has over 25 years professional experience in landscape architecture and environmental consultancy. Phil holds a degree and post-graduate diploma in Town Planning, a post-graduate diploma in Landscape Architecture and is a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute. The CEC landscape team provide services in master planning, detailed design, planting design, Landscape Character Assessment and Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment to realise client’s ambitions for Green Infrastructure, Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity Net Gain”.
Neil McLean - Cert Arb (RFS) - Arboricultural Consultant
Neil is a fully qualified arboriculturist providing advice on all aspects of tree and woodland management, as well as being a licensed and experienced bat surveyor which complements his arboricultural skills. He is also experienced in invasive weed control including Japanese knotweed and Himalayan balsam.
Jeremy Doe - BSc (Hons) MCIEEM - Ecologist/Botanist
Jeremy has over 30 years experience as a field surveyor of habitats and higher plants of lowland England. He was part of the team of Ecologists who produced the ancient woodland and grassland inventories for Natural England. He has carried out habitat and species monitoring on GWT reserves, County key sites and conservation road verges. Jeremy has attained Level 5 in vascular plant identification on a BSBI/FSC assessment. He also holds great crested newt, dormouse and Roman snail survey licences.
John Field - BSc (Hons) MSc – Living Landscape Adviser
John has been with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust since 2007, having previously worked for the Soil Association and the University of Warwick. Primarily a specialist of river habitat restoration and natural flood management, John has more than 10 years’ experience in riparian mammal (water vole, otter, American, water shrew) surveys, white-clawed crayfish conservation and wild brown trout habitat enhancements. John holds a Natural England licence for white-clawed crayfish surveys, experience in translocation and is leading the Trust’s approach to their conservation in the Stroud Valleys. In addition, he is also licensed for barn owl surveys and box checks and is the licensed lay vaccinator for the Trust’s badger vaccination programme.