Completed projects (since 2010)

Children's Investment Fund for the Future (CIFF) Evaluation of the European Climate Foundation (ECF) (led by URSUS Consulting). For CIFF. 2015.

Providing technical support on 'tipping points' in ecosystems to the European Environment Agency. For the European Environment Agency (EEA). 2015.

Consolidation of analytical approaches for green infrastructure and ecosystem assessment. For the European Environment Agency (EEA). 2015.

Enhancing ex-post evaluation of flood and coastal erosion risk management plans and schemes (with Middlesex FHRC and HR Wallingford). For the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 2015.

Manuscript on mapping and assessing ecosystems. For the European Environment Agency. 2014 - 2015.

Expert evidence on EIA on behalf of the Government of Nicaragua (Dr William Sheate) at the International Court of Justice in the case Nicaragua v Costa Rica (Border Road). 2014 - 2015.

Public perception of environmental risks (with University of A Coruña, University of Latvia, Oikos, Sapienza University of Rome and West University of Timisoara). For the European Commission's DG Environment. 2014 - 2015.

Evaluation fellowship to support and promote policy evaluation in Defra. For the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 2014 - 2015.

Evidence review: Locality and community climate change resilience (with Lancaster University and University of Sussex). For Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF). 2014 - 2015.

Development of the Climate Ready Clyde Partnership for the Glasgow and the Clyde Valley city region (with EKOS). For SNIFFER. 2014 - 2015.

Evaluation of the Land Use Strategy (LUS) forestry focused sub-regional pilot studies. For Forestry Commission Scotland. 2014 - 2015.

Climate change adaptation indicators - Transport infrastructure (led by University of Strathclyde). For ClimateXChange. 2014 - 2015.

Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) sustainability appraisal of the spatial plan for recovery and growth. For the GBSLEP. 2014 - 2015.

Monitoring and evaluation of Nature Improvement Areas: Phase 2 (with the GeoData Institute and Cascade Consulting). For the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 2013 - 2015.

National public dialogue on space weather (led by 3KQ). Commissioned by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and Sciencewise-erc, with sponsorship from Lloyds of London, National Environment Research Council (NERC), National Grid and STFC - RAL Space. 2014.

Mapping of available and scoping of new indicators to meet monitoring needs of the 7th Environmental Action Programme (with Milieu). For the European Environment Agency (EEA). 2014.

Specialist adviser to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Select Committee inquiry into HS2 and the environment (Dr William Sheate). For the House of Commons Environmental Audit Select Committee. 2014.

Independent Mid-Term review of the Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP) Work Programme. For the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas). 2014.

What does flood risk mean? Co-creating meaningful communications to enable resilience
(with 3KQ and Osprey Communications). For the Environment Agency. 2013 - 2014.

Support to developing Forward-looking Information and Services (FLIS) and global megatrends fact sheets/indicators elaboration (with Milieu). For the European Environment Agency (EEA). 2013 - 2014.

The role of public participation and stakeholder dialogue in water management (with Milieu). For the European Environment Agency. 2013 - 2014.

Synthesis of flooding social science evidence (led by Brook Lyndhurst). For the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 2013 - 2014.

Adaptation at the regional level - study to support the EU strategy for adaptation to climate change (led by Milieu). For the European Commission, DG Climate Action. 2013 - 2014.

Evaluation of the biodiversity offsetting pilot phase (with IEEP). For the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 2012 - 2014.

Support to develop guidance for streamlining environmental assessment procedures of energy infrastructure ‘projects of common interest’ (led by Milieu, with Arcadis). For the European Commission's DG Environment. 2012 - 2014.

Ex ante evaluation of the Scottish Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014 – 2020 - Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) (led by Agra CEAS). For the Scottish Government. 2012 - 2014.

Land Use Strategy: Delivery evaluation project (with the University of Strathclyde).  For the Scottish Government. 2012 - 2014.

Evaluation of BBSRC’s Bioenergy public dialogue project. For the Biotechnology and Bioscience Research Council (BBSRC). 2012 - 2013.

Evaluation of the catchment-based approach - pilot stage (led by Cascade Consulting). For the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 2012 - 2013.

Second periodic review of the FP7 LIAISE Project. For the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation. 2013.

Support to the EEA Article 5 FLIS project: Developing Forward-looking Information and Services at the national and regional level. For the Czech Environment Information Agency (CENIA). 2013.

Research into water allocation through effective water trading (led by HR Wallingford). For the Cambridge Programme on Sustainability Leadership. 2012 - 2013.

Tools: Applications, Benefits and Linkages for Ecosystems (TABLES) - Work Packages 9 and 10 of the National Ecosystem Assessment (NEA) follow up project (led by Birmingham City University). UNEP. 2012 - 2013. 

Measuring the impacts on global biodiversity of goods and services imported into the UK (led by University of York). For the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 2011 - 2012.

Support to developing Forward-Looking Information and Services (FLIS) (with Milieu and Stockholm Environmental Institute). For the European Environment Agency (EEA). 2011 - 2012.

Measuring the impacts on global biodiversity of goods and services imported into the UK (led by University of York). For the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 2011 - 2012.

Methodologies for climate proofing investments and measures under Cohesion and Regional Policy and the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) (associates to Milieu Ltd). For the European Commission, DG Climate Action. 2011 - 2012.

UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) - leading the design and delivery of the stakeholder engagement (led by HR Wallingford). For the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 2009 - 2012.

The OECD Mexico environmental performance review - climate change (with Imperial Consultants and Environment Canada). For the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and OECD. 2011 - 2012.

Social Dimensions of Climate Change in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Moldova (led by Acclimatise). For the World Bank. 2011 - 2012.

Community resilience research: theoretical research and analysis of UK community resilience (with Kingston University). For the Cabinet Office and DSTL. 2011.

The Climate Change Commission for Wales first annual report 2011 (led by CAG Consultants, with URS Scott Wilson, Wavehill Consulting Limited and Resources for Change). For the Climate Change Commission for Wales. 2011.

Mersey Gateway Project - update of socio-economic impact assessment as part of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) (led by Gifford, part of Ramboll). For Halton Borough Council. 2011.

Good practice for design and buying specifications to reduce the resource impacts of clothing (led by GVSS). For WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme). 2011.

Support to EEA capacity building activities on ecosystem assessment (led by Stockholm Environment Institute). For the European Environment Agency. 2011.

Practical guidance and recommendations for integrating climate change and biodiversity into Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) / Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) procedures (with Milieu). For the European Commission, DG Environment. 2011.

Assessing and strengthening the science and EU environment policy interface (with Milieu) For the European Commission, DG Environment. 2011.

Support to the final editing of selected technical reports, including Cross Sectoral report. For the European Environment Agency. 2011.

South Africa eThekwini municipality Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) (led by iSeluleko Consulting). For Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). 2009 - 2011.

UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) - expert advice on social vulnerability (with HR Wallingford) For the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 2010 - 2011.

Water Framework Directive: catchment-level engagement. For the Environment Agency for England and Wales. 2011.

Understanding Uncertainty and Risk in communicating about Flood (URFlood) (led by Macaulay Land Use Research Institute) . For ERA-NET CRUE. 2009 - 2011.

Ex post evaluation of the implementation by Member States of Directive 2007/23/EC on pyrotechnic articles (led by Milieu) For the European Commission. 2011.

Social Impact Assessment (SIA) of regional development in Pomurje (north east Slovenia) (led by Oikos). For the Ministry for Regional Planning (Slovenia). 2011.

Evaluation of public dialogue on geoengineering. For the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). 2010 - 2011.

Evaluation of the Low Carbon Communities Challenge process. For the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). 2010 - 2011.

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the draft Ealing Local Implementation Plan (LIP). For the London Borough of Ealing. 2010 - 2011.

Review of Energy using Products (EuP) preparatory study evidence: Does it support development of non-energy related implementing measures? (led by Global View Sustainability Services). For the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 2010 - 2011.

The natural environment and the proposed National Planning Framework for England. For the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). 2010 - 2011.

Review and validation of the Sustainability Appraisal (SA) process for the draft Medway Core Strategy. For Medway Council. 2009 - 2011.

Increasing rural communities adaptation to flooding, Environment Agency for England and Wales, 2010. Flood, vulnerability and urban resilience: a real time study of local recovery following the floods of June 2007 in Hull (led by Lancaster University) . For the Economic and Social Research Council (NERC). 2007 - 2010.

Addressing the collection and management of data on the social aspects of flooding. For the Environment Agency for England and Wales. 2009 - 2010.

University of London distance learning masters (MSc) environmental management modules. For the University of London. 2009 - 2010.

Update to the BLOSSOM project (Bridging Long-term Scenario and Strategy analysis - Organisation and Methods) - support to analysis for long term governance and institutional arrangements (with Milieu and Stockholm Environmental Institute). For the European Environment Agency (EEA). 2009 - 2010.

Developing the forward looking component of the European Environment Agency Shared Environment Information System (SEIS) to support improved environmental assessment (with Milieu) For the European Environment Agency (EEA). 2009 - 2010.

Territorial cohesion and the environment - the environmental attributes of: territories and green infrastructure; and territorial cohesion and EU water policy (with Milieu). For the European Environment Agency (EEA). 2010.

Developing the forward looking component of the European Environment Agency Shared Environment Information System (SEIS) to support improved environmental assessment, including the compilation of catalogue of scenario studies (EU and global (with Milieu). For the European Environment Agency (EEA). 2009 - 2010.

Expert advice for the Hunterston Judicial Review (McGinty v. Scottish Ministers). For Patrick Cambell and Co. 2010.

Support for the development of the European State of the Environment and Outlook Report 2010 (SOER) - analytical input to Part B on cross-sectoral assessment (with Milieu and Stockholm Environmental Institute). For the European Environment Agency (EEA). 2010.

Support for the development of the European State of the Environment and Outlook Report 2010 (SOER) - evaluation of policy coherence (with Milieu and Stockholm Environmental Institute). For the European Environment Agency (EEA). 2009 - 2010.

Farming and water for the future in the Trent catchment: innovative solutions for flood risk management. For OnTrent Initiative. 2010.

Support to the production of an assessment report on biodiversity in pan-Europe region (led by Stockholm Environmental Institute). For the European Environment Agency (EEA). 2010.

Training course for officers from all the London Boroughs on the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of Local Implementation Plans (LIPs). For London Councils. 2010.

Developing a natural environment prioritisation tool (with GeoData Institute). For the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 2009 - 2010.