Policy and research

GoBe offer policy and research support to a range of regulatory, statutory advisers and non-governmental organisations focusing on the coastal, estuarine and marine environments.

These include projects completed for clients such as Defra, the Environment Agency, the JNCC, Natural Resources Wales, The Crown Estate, the Carbon Trust and the Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum as well as providing inputs to European research initiatives. Our range of services includes:

  • Sectoral development strategies
  • Plan level assessments and HRA
  • Marine spatial planning and policy
  • GIS based planning and analysis
  • Development of guidance and policy documents
  • Casework support services
  • Advice and guidance on legislative frameworks
  • Knowledge transfer and policy and legislative training