Senior Principal Consultant
BSc, MRes, PhD
Suzanne has 25 years’ experience in global biodiversity conservation and has been working in the field of biodiversity and business since 2011. She has extensive experience working internationally with large development projects (particularly mining and renewables) in both terrestrial and marine environments.
Suzanne specialises in ecological and environmental impact assessment, specifically to understand and manage biodiversity risk. Her expertise includes navigating IFC PS6 and other international best practice standards. She has considerable practical experience in biodiversity risk profiling, critical habitat assessment, strategic baseline survey design and management, biodiversity action plans, offset design, strategy, feasibility assessment and implementation planning, as well as monitoring plans. She also has experience of working directly with lenders on E&S due diligence. Suzanne is skilled at technical delivery and project management of the biodiversity-related risks and opportunities of large infrastructure projects, providing strategic advice and guidance to clients.
Prior to TBC, Suzanne worked for the IUCN Red List Unit and several international NGOs, including Conservation International and WWF. In these roles, she developed conservation programmes on the ground in the Caribbean and Africa, resolving conflicting demands of diverse stakeholder groups. She has marine and terrestrial expertise, specialising in marine turtles.