Biodiversity and natural capital
We depend on biodiversity and natural capital for living, doing business, and for our wellbeing. Biodiversity and nature are increasingly being recognised as critical for sustainability within business and a key part of climate management. They are however under threat from over exploitation, pollution, climate, invasive species, and changes in land use. Understanding and managing impacts and dependencies helps control efficiency and risk and can improve our natural environment.
The Biodiversity and Natural Capital Network is led by a Steering Group that draws together professionals across diverse sectors and disciplines. Their role is to oversee the delivery of an annual work programme of activities, including webinars, workshops, reports and support between members.
The membership of the steering group is as follows.
Head of Ecology and Natural Capital (North), Greengage Environmental Ltd
Senior Associate Director Natural Capital at Jacobs
Senior Sustainability Manager at Thakeham Group
Principal Coastal Ecologist at Merseyside EAS
Dr Stephanie Hime (FIEMA)
Director at Little Blue Research
Principle Environmental and Sustainability Consultant at ClearLead
Biodiversity Net Gain Lead at Network Rail
Green Infrastructure Consultant at Greengate Environmental
Principle Natural Capital Consultant at Atkins
Head of Economics and Woodland Carbon Code at Scottish Forestry
Join the Network
Opting to become a member of the network means you'll receive updates about developments in this sphere and the work of the steering group and any working groups, invitations to apply to join the groups or get involved in other ways, requests to participate in consultations, and notification of relevant webinars and other IEMA or external events.