Ian has worked as an ecological consultant since 2004, practicing in northern NSW and SEQ. Ian has well developed field skills in flora and fauna survey which have been applied to a range of projects including major subdivisions and rezonings to monitoring projects, infrastructure projects, vegetation management and constraints assessments. Specific interests include vegetation assessment and mapping and threatened flora survey and management. During his many years experience Ian has prepared numerous reports including environmental impact statements (EIS), reviews of environmental factors (REFs), vegetation management plans (VMPs), Koala plans of management (KPoM) and species impact statements (SIS). Ian has a detailed knowledge of environmental legislation, combined with high level report writing skills; other skills include project management and liaison and bushfire assessment.