Euan Murray
Senior Ecologist

Euan has over eight years’ experience working in ecological consultancy and has also conducted fieldwork in New Zealand and Canada as a volunteer and research assistant. He has experience of working on large scale development projects across Scotland, including wind farms, power infrastructure, road construction and on construction sites during all phases of their development. Euan is skilled in undertaking a range of ecological surveys, with a focus on protected species, including bats, otter, water vole, badger, red squirrel, great crested newt (holding a great crested newt licence for Scotland), wildcat, pine marten and beaver. He has experience in undertaking baseline surveys, identifying ecological constraints and surveys to support licensing recommendations. Euan has been lead Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) on a number of onshore wind farm developments where the work involved conducting site environmental audits, supervision of sensitive site work and checking compliance with environmental legislation. Euan has successfully led many Phase 1 (peat depth) and Phase 2 (peat coring) peat surveys, predominately located in challenging and remote sites across Scotland. He is trained as a Peatland ACTION ECoW for NatureScot to advise on peatland restoration projects and has carried out ECoW duties on behalf of NatureScot for a number of sites, including Tardoes Farm Phase 2, which was shortlisted for a Nature of Scotland Award. He is skilled in report writing, including Protected Species Survey Reports, Species Protection Plans, Peat Management Plans, technical reporting to support EIA Reports and licence applications, and ECoW reports. Euan is a member of the Bat Conservation Trust and Scottish Badgers. He holds a current Outdoor First Aid certificate (+F), a BORDA off-road driving qualification (Standard Level) and a CSCS card. He is also trained in Level 2 Tree Climbing and Arial Rescue (City & Guilds). « Back