Baker Consultants

Baker Consultants appoints Gavin Ward for key new role of Consultancy Director

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Gavin Ward to the Baker Consultants team, where he is joining us in the key new role of Consultancy Director to provide support for the day-to-day running of the business and taking the lead on our next period of growth.

Gavin joins us after successfully leading Tetra Tech’s 50-strong national ecology team, bringing with him a wealth of experience spanning nearly 20 years from across a wide range of sectors and services. He has a strong background in impact assessment, having also acted as an EIA coordinator and primary author for a range of developments, including wind farms, industrial and greenfield schemes. Gavin has technical expertise in client and project management, as well as strong commercial skills which allow him to bring pragmatic options and solutions to the most complex project-related issues. Some of the high-profile schemes that he has been involved in include Liverpool Waters, Everton’s new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock and the Broadnook Garden Suburb development near Leicester.

Gavin will be working alongside Andrew Baker, Managing Director at Baker Consultants, and spearheading the growth of the business across the UK. Andrew said, “This is an unprecedented time of change for professional ecologists, with rapidly emerging work streams such as Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) and the Agri-Environment Sectors, as well as rapid advances in technologies such as bioacoustics. We are really pleased to welcome Gavin to the team in this key position as Consultancy Director.”

One of Gavin’s initial key areas of focus will be on recruitment, targeting highly-skilled talent which will allow us to help even more of our clients with new and emerging complex topics such as Biodiversity Net Gain, Bioacoustics and Nutrient Neutrality, as well as helping us to expand geographically.

Ahead of joining us, Gavin said, “I’m really excited to be joining such a highly regarded company and I’ve admired the work of Baker Consultants for a number of years. I can’t wait to become part of such a dedicated team that has a great track-record for developing innovative techniques and delivering a high-class service to an enviable list of clients.”


The Baker Consultants team is highly experienced and we are passionate about what we do. If you need advice related to ecology, surveys or conservation, then please get in touch with us via our contact form on the website, or you can call us on +44 (0)1629 593958 or email us on