About Us


A successful ecological consultancy has to be more than just experts in Ecology.

At NWC we have a proven track record of delivering robust survey results (often collected through pre-agreed bespoke methods), communicating evidence-based advice in a clear, concise and logical written form; articulate and personable verbal communication, and maintaining positive and beneficial relationships with our clients and relevant stakeholders.

At NWC we believe in three main components to our business ethos:

Passionthe key to our success and enjoyment of our work is a passion for the subject. We are naturalists by heart and hobby, and ecologists by profession; we love doing our job.

Experiencewe bring to our discipline a long history of experience in many fields. We combine rigorous scientific approach with strong communication. We are not afraid to adapt known methodologies to suite the specific needs of the project, whilst complying with the stakeholder requirements. This allows us to deliver a high quality product within the required timeframe.

Confidencewe have been there and done it. We developed as young ecologists in the field, and our skills have grown and matured into what they are today as trusted professionals. As such we deliver an incredibly cost-effective and thorough service that keeps our clients coming back to us.


Dan Brown, Partner & Principal Ecologist

At the helm of NWC is Dan Brown a hugely experienced ecologist with a passion for nature, education and engagement.

Dan has over 15 years of experience in the industry and a lifetime of passion and enthusiasm for the field ecology. Natural History is in his blood. Having experienced first hand the challenges of designing and implementing  robust field surveys Dan is brilliantly placed to advise, construct and execute your required assessments and his wealth of knowledge coupled with a friendly and enthusiastic manner helps to deliver a professional service with a personal touch.

Dan has visited more than 60 countries through work and interest, all associated with ecology. His expertise includes all Ornithological work, marine mammals and sharks, terrestrial mammals, invertebrates, and habitats and vegetation assessments. These have been applied to projects from Scotland to West Africa, and from Croatia to the Antarctic. He is perfectly placed to advice on your requirements