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England: 9 Basford Road, Manchester M16 0FT

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

Phone: 07894 081164

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Meet the Team


Stuart Spray MSc MA 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 a 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 of 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 a 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 northern England and Scotland.


Lewis Morrell BSc (Hons)

Lewis graduated with a degree from the 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.

Shona Spray BSc (Hons)

Shona graduated with a degree in Zoology from the University of Glasgow in 2019 and has assisted SSWC with water vole, badger and bat surveys since 2016.

She has experience of radio-tracking bats, handling bats and birds and mist-netting for bats and birds. She has also volunteered on several conservation projects here in Scotland and in Ecuador.

Shona is currently working towards her Bat Workers License.

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