Lynne Richards

Position

Associate

Qualifications

B.Sc.(Hons)

Professional Memberships
  • Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (MCIEEM)
  • Great Crested Newt Licence Holder (NE)
  • BSBI Field Identification Skills Certificate Level 4

After graduating from York University with a B.Sc. in Ecology, Conservation and Environment in 2002, Lynne gained a variety of practical field skills, expanding her botanical and faunal survey experience before joining FPCR in 2004.

Lynne is an effective project manager of small and larger scale schemes, delivering outcomes to the agreed deadlines. Areas of expertise include Phase I habitat surveys, Phase II NVC botanical surveys and a range of protected species survey experience including badgers, great crested newts, reptiles, water vole, otter and general habitat assessment for bats.

Lynne has broad experience of producing Ecological Impact Assessments, Habitat Regulation Assessments, Habitat Management Plans, method statements, licence application documents and detailed protected species reports suitable for development and planning. She handles the day to day running of large schemes, supporting FPCR Directors to deliver ecological requirements for projects such as the Coventry and Warwickshire Gateway (a large employment and road improvement project) and Long Marston Airfield (3500 house scheme) but also leads numerous other small and mid-sized projects simultaneously.