Ian has over 12 years of experience in ecological and environmental consultancy, and has worked in Ireland, Australia and the UK.has led teams working on ecological assessments for large windfarms, residential developments and road projects. His biodiversity projects include rewilding schemes and habitat restoration & creation plans. He is also experienced in agri-environmental land use and
In addition to being an Associate Director with Flynn Furney, Ian is also the Director and founder of ID Environmental Consultants, which specialises in afforestation, conservation grazing and biodiversity net gain projects. Ian holds a MSc in Agriculture & Environmental Science from Newcastle University, a BSc in Environmental Management from DIT (now TU Dublin) and an Advanced Certificate in Agriculture, Agricultural Business and Science from the Teagasc Research Centre.