Cain Blythe, CEnv MCIEEM MIEMA MSc BSc (Hons): Managing Director
With a background spanning construction, government, third sector and consultancy, Cain offers a unique blend of biodiversity related expertise. With over 15 years experience, Cain offers you biodiversity enhancing solutions that ensure attractive and healthy places for people and that provide havens for wildlife. He has presented to a variety of audiences on biodiversity related subjects across the UK and in Europe and is currently developing areas of expertise in biodiversity valuation and rewilding.
Cain supports our clients and the Ecosulis team to overcome a wide range of challenges, such as technically complex projects, wildlife legislation, time restrictions, planning obstacles or minimising potentially costly protected species mitigation. Cain does this with the understanding that you face ever decreasing budgets and related pressures.
Cain is passionate about taking a partnership approach, believing that the best solutions are often the simplest and based on collaboration. Cain is qualified as a Chartered Environmentalist and full member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment and the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management.
Alan Feest, PhD, FCIWEM, CEnv, CSci, PGCE, MCIEEM: Scientific Advisor and Non-Executive Director
Alan graduated in Biological Sciences (Ecology) from the University of Exeter in 1979 and obtained his doctorate in Ecology at the University of Bristol in 1984 before spending a further three years in Post-doctoral ecological research. After training as a teacher and two years as Head of Agricultural Science at Fakenham High School in Norfolk, Alan returned to Bristol and was appointed Tutor in Environmental and Health Studies firstly in the Department for Continuing Education and latterly in the Faculty of Engineering. He is currently the Course director of the University of Bristol/CIWEM MSc Water and Environmental Management. Whilst an employee of the University of Bristol Alan was, for five Years, the Founder and Chairman of Bristol Ecological Consultants.
Glyn Onione: Associate Director - Aquatic Engineering
Glyn has over 30 years experience of designing, planning, implementing and maintaining wetland management and creation projects. He has worked on many prestigious projects including those at the 2012 Olympic Site, Attenborough Nature Reserve, Canary Wharf, Abberton Reservoir Enlargement Scheme, Ranworth Broads and Rockland Broads.
Glyn specialises in finding innovative solutions for aquatic problems and brings together all elements to ensure effective project management and advice is given. Glyn is regularly brought into large scale projects to troubleshoot and refine specifications to make them workable. He is able to integrate value and bio-engineered solutions into many schemes and has done so throughout the UK.
Glyn is experienced in most aspects of wetland improvement and construction including habitat improvement, floating reedbeds, bio-manipulation and algae control, wildfowl control, landscape protection and pollution control.
Suzi Day, Tech IOSH: Operations Director
Suzi is the Quality & Environmental Management Representative and has successfully navigated the company through the UKAS accredited and ISOQAR audited management systems, ISO 9001 & 14001 and OHSAS 18001. She is also the Director responsible for safety, having recently passed her NEBOSH General Certificate and recently been accepted to become a Technical Member of IOSH. She is responsible for the successful delivery of the operational and administration function of the company as well as contributing to the strategic direction and overall profitability. She manages key accounts and monitors all of the support contracts and service delivery, as well as co-ordinating the external Accounts, Human Resources and Health and Safety consultants.
Suzi has first hand understanding of the pressures and demands of the day to day management of running a busy consultancy and is fully committed to the impact of management decisions on deliverability. She understands the need for delivering organisational efficiencies and meeting key targets, her focus is on delivering the best quality service to our clients.