Bethan joined UES in 2023 as a Trainee Ecologist following a decision to pursue a change of career.

In her current role as Field Ecologist, Bethan assists with ecological surveys including protected species and habitat surveys, and report writing.

Bethan holds a level three field identification skills certificate (FISC) from the Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland (BSBI), which certifies her as competent to undertake preliminary ecological appraisals.

Bethan is a qualified NPTC Level 2 tree climber, a Qualifying CIEEM member, and is currently working towards her level 1 bat and great crested newt survey licences by undertaking surveys at UES and attending external training courses.