Dr Joanne Denyer: specialist in botany, notably aquatic macrophytes, bryophytes and charophytes

  • DPhil in Plant Ecology (University of Sussex)

  • Certificate in Field Biology (University of Sussex)

  • First class honours degree in Environmental Science (Leicester University)

Joanne has over 10 years of ecological experience. 

She has worked for ecological consultancies in Ireland (Scott Cawley) and the UK (RPS) and as a research assistant at the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute.  She has undertaken research into the impacts of land-use, climate change and grazing on upland and lowland plant communities.  Her work has been published in international peer-reviewed ecological journals and she has given presentations at international conferences.

Her clients have included Local Authorities, statutory agencies and developers, both in Ireland and the UK.  Projects include botanical survey in a wide range of habitats, Ecological Impact Assessment, Appropriate Assessment, assessment of air quality impacts on species and habitats, invasive species survey and risk assessment, habitat management plans and ecological research and advice