Cassie Needham

Cassie Needham BSc (Hons) MSc MCIEEM


Cassie is a Senior Ecologist with over seven years of experience in the ecological consultancy field. Prior to joining Focus Ecology she assisted on a number of large projects with two leading ecological consultancies.

She holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Geography with Ecology from the University of Sussex and an MSc in Conservation from University College London.

Cassie is experienced in conducting Preliminary Ecological Appraisals as well as surveys for protected species; great crested newts, reptiles, white-clawed crayfish, bats, hazel dormice and water voles. She holds Natural England and Natural Resources Wales survey licences for bats (Class 2), great crested newts, hazel dormice and white-clawed crayfish. She is proficient with  BREEAM schemes and meets the strict criteria for a ‘suitably qualified ecologist’. Cassie is a Full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).

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