CIEEM 2019 Autumn Conference Presentations

Planning for Success: Maximising Biodiversity Through Planning and Strategic Land Use Management

Llandudno, 19th-20th November 2019.


Day 1: SESSION 1: Strategic approaches to land use to benefit biodiversity


Stepping up to the Plate: The Importance of Leadership and Management Skills in the Profession

Sarah Simons CEnv MCIEEM, Arcadis Ltd


Adaptive Planning for a Wilder Future, Where Opportunities for Wildlife are Optimised

Mike Alexander MCIEEM, Wildlife Trust South and West Wales


Integrating Ecosystem Services into Environmental Decision Making

Dr Alina Congreve and Dr Iain Cross, Independent researchers at St Mary’s University


Planning for Resilient Ecological Networks in Wales

Dr Jim Latham, Team Leader Biodiversity Policy and Strategy, Natural Resources Wales


Planning for Natural Capital at Local Authority Level in England

Tim Sunderland, Natural England


Using a Novel Planning Mechanism to Deliver Good Biodiversity Outcomes – A Case Study from Dorset

Julian Arthur and Dr Annabel King, Tyler Grange & Dorset Council


Day 1: SESSION 2: Delivering BNG


From Strategy to Policy Through to Delivery

David Lowe MCIEEM, Warwickshire County Council


Greening Greater Manchester – Biodiversity Net Gain for a City Region

Tom Butterworth MCIEEM, WSP & Rachel Hoskin MCIEEM, Footprint Ecology


Penmanshiel Compensatory Replanting Scheme: An Innovative Approach to Compensating for Woodland Loss

Andy Tharme MCIEEM, Scottish Borders Council


Conservation Sheriffs – Protecting Wildlife in the BNG Wild West

Rachel Giles, Cheshire Wildlife Trust


Ensuring Net Gain for People as Well as Biodiversity

Dr Julia Baker CEnv MCIEEM, Balfour Beatty


The Internet of Environment: Future of Environmental Consultancy

Jonny Riggall, Peter Brett Associates LLP, now part of Stantec


Day 2: SESSION 1: Green Infrastructure and EcIA Standards


A Spatial Strategy for London’s Urban Forest Plan

Matt Davies, Maplango


Building with Nature: Setting the Biodiversity Standard for Green Infrastructure

Gemma Jerome, Building with Nature


Raising Standards: A New Checklist for Ecological Impact Assessment Reports

Mike Dean CEcol CEnv FCIEEM, Chair of CIEEM’s Professional Standards Committee


Day 2: SESSION 2: Species Solutions


Developing and Implementing Innovative and Integrated Approaches to Conserve the Great Crested Newt within the Urban and Rural Areas of North Wales

Matt Ellis and Huw Evans, Natural Resources Wales


Effective Tools for Strategic Landscape-Scale Planning for Bats

Fiona Mathews MCIEEM, University of Sussex


Using Innovative Technology to help Understand Environment/Species Interactions

Johanna Breyer, Environment Systems Ltd


Leaving the Wood for the Trees: Urban Tree Management Impacts Arboreal Ecosystem Service Efficiency, a Citizen Science Study

Dr Claire Narraway, Earthwatch Europe


Applying Bird Survey Datasets and Models to Planning and Landscape Design

Gavin Siriwardena and Kate Plummer, British Trust Ornithology