Alex Ash

Senior Project Ecologist

Alex joined NRP as a Senior Project Ecologist in September 2018.

He is an experienced ornithologist with over 16 years of professional experience within the ecology and conservation sectors. At NRP he project manages and undertakes field surveys on a number of windfarm projects across Scotland including proposed sites and monitoring of existing wind farms.  His project management duty include liaison with landowners, clients and field surveyors; writing of technical reports; provision of tenders, scopes of works and cost estimates for projects and is part of the team that produces the Ornithology chapters for Environmental Statements.

Alex has been involved with the ornithological assessment of renewable energy projects for over nine years and has worked on over 70 onshore wind farm proposals in the UK and Ireland during that time both as an independent consultant and as a staff member of several consultancies. Prior to this Alex graduated with an honors degree in Environmental Science in 2002 and was involved in the management of several important nature reserves including the Farne Islands, The Isle of May and the Isle of Noss. Alex has a lifelong interest in birds and their habitats with a particular interest in seabirds, birds of prey and bird migration.   

Team members

Fiona Leckie

Director and Senior Project Ecologist

Lynda Maddrick

Director and Finance & Admin Manager

Blair Urquhart

Senior Project Ecologist

David Scott

GIS & Data Officer

Bob Stakim

Field Ecologist

Duncan Cameron

Field Ecologist

John Halliday

Field Ecologist

Malcolm Henderson

Field Ecologist

Alex Ash

Senior Project Ecologist

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