A committed, experienced team
Bioscan employs a dedicated team of experienced full-time professionals at its Oxford office, but where necessary we are also able to draw upon a range of specialist sub-contractors with whom we have an excellent working relationship, as well as experts in the academic world.
Dominic Woodfield is the Managing Director at Bioscan, joining the company in December 1998 as senior ecologist and becoming a director in 2000. After graduating in 1993 he worked briefly for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and has since been a UK-based ecological consultant working principally for private sector clients. He is a Chartered Ecologist, Chartered Environmentalist and a full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).
Rebecca joined Bioscan in 2013, having worked in nature conservation since 2005 and as an ecological consultant since 2008. She was made a Principal Ecologist in 2019 and is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM). She manages a diverse range of case work ranging from large and complex nationally significant infrastructure (NSIP) projects to small-scale barn conversions; and has a depth of experience across the residential, minerals, commercial, energy, transport and marine sectors.
Geoff joined Bioscan (UK) Ltd in 2008, and has worked in the role of senior ecologist since 2012, prior to which he was a surveyor at the Somerset Environmental Records Centre (SERC), and involved in a variety of environmental research projects in Asia, Africa, Europe and Central America. He is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).
Ben graduated with an honours degree in wildlife management from Sparsholt in 2002. After periods as a freelance ornithological consultant and part time researcher, he was employed full-time by Bioscan in 2007. He is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM). He was made a Senior Ecologist at Bioscan (UK) in 2019.
Olly graduated from the University of Southampton in 2019 with a Masters degree in Environmental Science, which included a research project focusing on the relationship between tropical moths and habitat composition. He has worked as an ecological consultant since graduating, specialising in Biodiversity Net Gain and ornithology.
Noel worked for Bioscan for many years as a sub-contractor undertaking survey and overseeing mitigation works before being formally employed as a project-based Ecological Clerk of Works in 2019.
Rosie Berkin is a Field Ecologist at Bioscan, joining the company in August 2021 after graduating with an integrated Master’s degree in Zoology from the University of Exeter.
Wylie Horn is a Field Ecologist at Bioscan, joining the company in August 2021. After graduating in 1985 he worked for the RSPB as a reserve warden prior to working on the 'Seabirds and Sandeels' project in Shetland. This led to Wylie doing a PhD in Zoology, focusing on the foraging ecology and breeding performance of Arctic and Common terns on Coquet Island, Northumbria.
Emily is a Field Ecologist at Bioscan, joining the company in August 2022 shortly after graduating from the University of Exeter with a BSc (Hons) in Zoology. Emily is a Qualifying Member of CIEEM.
William Fitchett joined Bioscan in 2022 on a placement year, as part of his undergraduate degree in Wildlife Conservation and Ecology, which he is studying for at Reading University.
Samuel joined Bioscan as Finance Manager in October 2020.
Bioscan is one of the UK’s longest established environmental consultancies specialising in applied ecology. We have been delivering independent and highly respected ecological services and advice since 1984.