Jo Rabineau, Senior Ecologist
BSc, (Hons) PhD ACIEEM
01392 758 325 | 07857 377804
Jo is an experienced senior ecologist specialising in bats, with expertise in designing all aspects of bat surveys as well as project management, client/stakeholder negotiations and ecological conservation.
Project experience includes large infrastructure, renewables, listed building assessments and housing developments as well as advising private clients on a diverse array of ecological issues and solutions.
She is involved in all aspects of bat survey work and holds a Class 2 bat survey licence. She also holds a bat mitigation licences Annex B and D (low impact class licence CL21) and has held and registered numerous bat mitigation applications with Natural England on behalf of clients. She has extensive experience in handling most species of UK bats using hand nets, static mist nets and harp traps.
Jo is an active member of the several south-west bat groups and a volunteer for the Vincent Wildlife Trust as well as the National Trust for whom she runs a monthly bat box checks at Ashclyst Forest, Killerton Estate, in association with the Devon Bat Group: Exeter City Bats.
When not working with bats in a professional or personal capacity, Jo can normally be found on her motorbike, training at crossfit, scuba diving and taking underwater photography. If feeling particularly energetic, she enjoys canicross with her vizsla dog.