Professional and Experienced Environmental Consultants and Ecologists
Since incorporation in 2016, our team has grown and diversified, enabling Carcinus to provide a wide range of environmental services. We pride ourselves on the high quality support we offer our clients and ensure our team and associates always comprise highly qualified and recognised individuals with ‘real world’ commercial experience of operating in the aquatic environment sector.
Our team have managed and delivered environmental consultancy and ecological services for major infrastructure projects throughout the UK and overseas, ranging from inland waters and coastal development to offshore projects for the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors. All staff have a clear understanding of project consenting requirements within UK freshwater, coastal and marine environments.
Our environmental and ecological consultants regularly engage with stakeholders and regulators and have established relationships with regulatory and statutory nature conservation bodies and stakeholders working in or near aquatic environments. Our staff have contributed to Regulatory Advisory Groups (RAG) promoting survey and data interpretation methodologies and hold high profile fellowships and memberships of professional institutions and organisations relevant to the fields of biology, zoology, fisheries and archaeology.
Our Technical Team
Matthew Crabb BSc (Hons) FLS MIFM MRSBDirector and Principal Consultant
Matthew is one of the co-founders of Carcinus Ltd. and is responsible for overall management of the consultancy department. He also manages the tender and procurement processes.
Joshua Baker BSc (Hons) MScSenior Consultant
Marine and Freshwater Ecology
Joshua joined Carcinus Ltd. in March 2020 and is a key part of the consultancy and ecology team. He currently leads the delivery of Sanitary Surveys on behalf of the Food Standards Agency.
Antonia Davis BSc (Hons)Marine and Freshwater Ecologist
Antonia joined Carcinus Ltd. in 2022 and is a key part of the consultancy and ecology team. Providing key skills in benthic ecological survey and taxonomy and data analysis methods
In addition to our technical staff described above, we are supported by our admin team. Carcinus is underpinned by a pool of experienced and competent ecologists, environmental consultants, surveyors and associates. All staff and associates have direct hands-on commercial experience of working within the aquatic environment sector.
To further our breadth of services and expand our core offering, Carcinus Ltd works closely with a select network of associates and partner organisations who in combination with us provide additional services ranging from specialist ecological and geomorphology services, Autonomous Survey Vessels (ASVs), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) / drones, survey vessels and chemical and taxonomic laboratory services.
Work with us
Carcinus is always keen to pursue opportunities for collaboration with partner companies where our experience and expertise may compliment their current service offering or where potential associates and partners deliver services or hold expertise that could complement our current capability, please contact us to discuss.