Simon is an experienced ornithologist and project manager based in our Stockport head office and has worked at APEM for over eight years. His main role is Quality Assurance of data produced from our offshore aerial survey projects and has extensive experience of identifying birds and other fauna from our aerial imagery. He is an experienced field ornithologist, and developed his lifelong interest in birding and nature from a very young age. With over 20 years’ experience, Simon has undertaken a vast array of bird surveys across Britain, including vantage point, breeding bird surveys, through-the-tidal-cycle winter surveys and nocturnal surveys in a variety of upland and lowland habitats. He is also familiar with all European bird species and recently worked as bird guide.