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England: SSWC, 94b Boundary Lane, Manchester, M15 6DF

Scotland: SSWC. Laundry Cottage, Clarencefield, Dumfries, DG1 4NA

Phone: 07894 081164

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Meet the Team


Stuart Spray MSc MCIEEM (IRATA L2)

Stuart Spray has worked in the field of conservation for over 20 years and as an ecologist for both Non-Government and Government Organisations including Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), Solway Heritage, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) and The Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT). Stuart is full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).

Although Stuart specialises in bat conservation biology, he is an all-round ecologist with experience of surveying and monitoring a wide variety of protected species including other mammals, raptors, amphibians, reptiles, upland birds, waterfowl and seabirds.

Dan Bell

Dan Bell (IRATA L3)

Dan is an experienced Experienced IRATA L3 and Site Supervisor with over 10 years experience as a rope access technician.

Dan set up Bell Access and Engineering Limited in 2010 specialising in repair work requiring complex rope access rigging on viaducts, buildings, dams and other structures which require specialist access techniques.

Dan and his team have been responsible for rigging all difficult access surveys and projects for Stuart Spray Wildlife Consultancy over the past 6 years including tower blocks in Dumbarton, viaducts in South Lanarkshire, bridges in the Scottish Borders and quarries in North Wales.


Martin Langton (Chartered Forester)

Martin Langton is a Chartered Forester and Arboriculturist with a wealth of practical and commercial experience gained from over twenty years in the field.

He has worked with a broad range of clients offering a personal service to commercial organisations, estate agents, non governmental organisations, local authorities and developers.

Martin provides an wide range of environmental services including tree and woodland management, tree condition surveys, trees and development planning, landscape management, hazard assessment and management, environmental clerk of works, specialist consultancy and reports, expert witness; and TPO surveys for local authorities.


Pete Finegan

Pete has been working on projects with Stuart Spray Wildlife Consultancy for the past ten years.

He specialises in surveying for bat roosts in high places such as trees, buildings and bridges.

Pete, originally from New Zealand, is based in Manchester and works throughout North England and Scotland.


William Allen BSc (Hons)

Will is a consultant forester and a long-term associate of Stuart Spray Wildlife Consultancy.

With a degree in sustainable forest management and several years managing his own and client woodlands, Will brings a wealth of experience to the company which includes specific skills such as habitat mapping, woodland protected species and woodland management.


Dr Louise Hussey

Louise graduated from the Manchester Metropolitan University in 1992 with a degree in Applied Biological Sciences specialising in Conservation Biology and Animal Behaviour. This degree course and subsequent survey and research work has given Louise experience in a wide variety of field survey techniques. Research projects include a study of Laurus Azorica, the endogenous plant that dominates the cloud forests of Madeira threatened by habitat loss.

Louise works with Stuart Spray Wildlife Consultancy on a variety of habitat, bird, mammal and reptile surveys and is currently training for her Bat Workers License.


Lewis Morrell BSc (Hons)

Lewis graduated with a degree from University of Glasgow in Environmental Science & Sustainability in 2016 and has since worked on a variety of survey projects with SSWC ranging from tree surveys to bat activity surveys.

He has a wide variety of experience including handling and ringing wildlfowl, habitat management and woodland surveys.

He is currently working towards his Bat Workers License.

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