Greg joined EMEC in September 2020, following three seasons with a large consultancy in the North of England. He completed his degree in ecology and land management in 2016 and now looks to bolster his skills within the ecology field. He is experienced in a wide range of ecological surveys for protected species, including reptile and phase 1 habitat surveys and holds both great crested newt and bat survey licences. He has a passion for birds and has gained a great deal of experience in carrying out breeding, wetland and vantage point bird surveys through working on a large national infrastructure project within the Midlands. A trainee bird ringer for a local group, Greg also volunteers on Breeding and Wetland bird surveys for the British Trust for Ornithology in Nottinghamshire. He is also proficient and trained in the use of chainsaw, brush cutter and other habitat management tools through a previous volunteer ranger position.