More resource bolsters GoBe consultancy team

Having enjoyed the most successful year in the Company’s history GoBe have moved to bolster its consultancy team at its Headquarters through the appointment of two new recruits – Sophie Cousens and Phil New.

Sophie has extensive experience in the assessment of the recovery of ecosystems in marine protected areas, the impacts of a variety of activities on the marine environment including the ecosystem impacts of renewable energy installations and aquaculture and oil spill and dispersant toxicity to various organisms. Sophie also brings practical experience of marine ecological field work, video analysis, sample processing, statistical analysis of data and report writing.

Phil brings with him a strong background in marine biology with practical experience of field work, statistical analysis, ecosystem modelling, and GIS data management. Phil’s recent work has focused on the management and analysis of large data sets through the development and management of databases and developing automated data analysis tasks, and providing GIS support across a number of projects.

Tim Golding, Director at GoBe said “Following the most successful 12 months in the Company’s history providing services to the offshore wind, marine renewables, marine aggregates and coastal development sectors, we are delighted to be able to expand our team through the appointment of Sophie and Phil. They bring a great combination of technical and academic understanding to the GoBe team and expand our analytical and GIS offering to our clients.”

Phil said “I am really excited to join the GoBe team and to have the opportunity to continue to develop my career working on some of the most important infrastructure projects in the UK”.

Sophie said “I am enthused by the opportunity to bring my extensive experience in ecological and ecosystem analysis and assessment from my time at Plymouth University to GoBe and using it to support clients across a range of sectors and as part of the GoBe team ”

GoBe is headquartered in South West England and Glasgow from which the Company has delivered a significant number of successful projects across the UK. The Company provides a range of planning and environmental consultancy services across a variety of development sectors including offshore renewables, aggregates, ports, coastal development and oil & gas.


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