SES was established as a limited company in 2011 having previously operated as a sole trader entity since 2002. The company which has grown in size and reputation is now the supplier of choice for multiple consultancies and organisations in the renewable and environmental sectors. We pride ourselves on our ability to meet project demands, small and large scale, in a timely and professional manner.

David Lambie

David is the founder and director of the company and he is also co-director of Commercial Marine Services Ltd. By delivering projects on time, on budget and to a high professional standard David has enabled the company to grow in stature and reputation throughout the years. He has a specific interest in offshore ecology,

Neil Robertson
Operations Manager

Neil is a highly experienced ornithologist with experience of delivering client survey needs throughout the UK and Ireland.

In addition to conducting field surveys Neil also manages all company survey efforts and resources across projects that are running simultaneously.

Garry Riddoch

Garry is a very experienced and versatile ecologist, specialising in birds, onshore mammal surveys and all aspects of fieldwork management.  He is an ESAS accredited offshore bird surveyor and has carried out various high profile Environmental/Ecological Clerk of Works positions on a range of different types of construction.

Charlotte Fleming

Charlotte has a range of experience in the conservation sector, having worked for organisations including the Scottish Wildlife Trust and Forestry and Land Scotland. She is a skilled field ecologist with a passion for scottish mammals and raptors.

Paul Stagg

Paul is a highly skilled and knowledgeable ecologist, having many years experience carrying out a broad range of surveys across a variety of habitats around the UK. As well as being a keen ornithologist Paul has considerable knowledge of botany, freshwater and terrestrial invertebrates and habitat restoration.

Janice Duke

Janice is an experienced and versatile ornithologist. She is familiar with a wide range of species, habitats and survey methods, with a particular interest in peatland birds and raptors. 

Matt Ballingham

Matt has worked on a variety of onshore and marine infrastructure projects across Scotland in his role as an Environmental Clerk of Works.  He has a BSc in Environmental Protection from Edinburgh University.

Matt's years of experience within the construction industry, prior to working as an ECoW, provide the additional benefits of understanding the competing demands of delivering a project on time and within budget whilst ensuring the environmental requirements of the project are complied with.

SES employ staff both on a permanent and contract basis to fulfil our survey needs. We have  a network of staff who are highly experienced in both terrestrial and marine ecology.

 - Neil
- David
Stagfire Ecological Surveys,
Kempfield Croft,

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