Nik is an experienced field biologist and researcher who having originally graduated in Fine Art, undertakes species and habitat conservation through project work around the UK and further afield, working with a wide range of state and charity bodies.
After qualifying with a BA (Hons.) Fine Art: Sculpture at West Surrey College of Art & Design he moved into conservation work.
His projects include a landscape scale monitoring project with Natural England/Centre for Ecology & Hydrology researching pollinators in a wider context and undertaking botanical and entomological transect surveying.
Nik has worked on the Farallon Islands National Wildlife Refuge for the United States Fisheries & Wildlife Service/Point Blue Research Institute and was involved with avian and pinniped monitoring and research.
He worked in telemetric monitoring and management of a breeding population in the Southern Alps on the Haast Tokoeka Kiwi Project for the New Zealand Department of Conservation.
Nik was also involved in the Welsh Axis II /Glastir Monitoring Evaluation Project for Welsh Government/Centre for Ecology & Hydrology undertaking infield digital habitat mapping, botanical survey, target spp notation and soil sampling throughout Wales.
He took part in the Manu Bird Project with a range of multinational academic bodies in avian research in the Peruvian cloud forest and worked at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge with the United States Fisheries & Wildlife Service undertaking avian and botanical monitoring and research.
As part of the HLS Monitoring Evaluation Project for Natural England/Centre for Ecology & Hydrology) he conducted infield digital habitat mapping, botanical survey, target spp notation and soil sampling throughout England.
He also has species conservation and monitoring experience in Ireland, Tunisia, Ghana, Cameroon, Ascension Is,. Bird Is., Seychelles, Syria, Cambodia, Laos, Hong Kong, Falkland Is., Guyana, and Trinidad.Our team