Landscape expert joins environmental consultancy
John Flannery has joined environmental firm SLR Consulting as a technical director. He will be based in the firm’s Edinburgh office.
John is a fellow of the Landscape Institute with 30 years’ environmental and construction experience, including leading the landscape assessment of the largest section of High Speed 2, where he dealt with some very sensitive landscapes and designations.
Prior to joining SLR, he was a technical director at ERM, where he led the UK landscape team and provided guidance for European and Middle Eastern projects. At SLR, he will focus on developing the company’s expanding transport expertise and will initially be involved as part of the landscape team leading the LVIA of the North West Coast Connection project, in particular the tunnel section.
John’s experience includes working on a number of international projects, providing a technical review of ESIAs and ESHIAs and Landscape & Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) guidance. He has also given evidence regarding wind farm development and has experience in residential and educational design.