Rachel Seddon

Rachel Seddon


Principal Ecologist

Rachel has 9 years of experience working and volunteering in the environmental sector and has been working at EAD Ecology since 2017. She has worked on a range of projects, including small and large-scale residential developments, pipelines and building renovations.

Key skills include:

  • Experience in writing PEAs, EcIAs, LEMPs, CEcoMPs and Shadow HRAs
  • Preparation of European Protected Species Development Licences (hazel dormouse)
  • Holds current Natural England Great Crested Newt, Hazel Dormouse and Class 2 Bat Survey Licences
  • Extended Phase 1 Habitat and botanical surveys
  • Protected species surveys. Cirl bunting, breeding bird and wintering bird surveys
  • Ecological Clerk of Works. Biodiversity Net Gain. ArcGIS mapping
  • River Condition Assessments for Biodiversity Metric 3
  • Holds Field Identification Skills Certificate (FISC) – Level  4