The environmental consultancy APEM has strengthened its team with a number of managerial appointments.
Gillian Sutherland has joined as Head of Marine Animals and Ornithology, and Marjorie Nadouce has been named Deputy Head of Terrestrial Ecology.
Sutherland spent 16 years at ScottishPower Renewables, most recently as Head of Environment (Offshore).
She will oversee the global expansion of the APEM team and provide offshore wildlife screening, compliance and advisory services.
Nadouce has 20 years of environmental consulting experience, including technical knowledge and project management experience.
APEM has also hired Stephanie Woodward of the NHS as the newly created head of the project management office.
Jen Smith has been promoted to Senior Finance Business Partner, Sarah Harris to Marketing Manager, and David Campbell to Senior Vice President, Remote Sensing and Data Operations.
Smith was trained at Deloitte before moving to commercial finance roles to help and empower companies to achieve their goals.
Working closely with the Senior Executive Team, she will help keep APEM's ambitious growth plans on track.
Harris has more than 20 years of experience and brings knowledge and expertise in B2B marketing, recently demonstrated at one of the UK's leading agencies.
Campbell has been with APEM for 16 years and now joins APEM's operations board.
APEM managing director Adrian Williams (pictured) said: “These dates are all very exciting for us. Each brings very specific expertise, be it technical knowledge, strategic thinking or an impressive network of contacts. They all have one thing in common: a first-class reputation.
“They will each play an important role in supporting our ambitious growth plans by providing excellent support to our growing number of international customers, developing new service lines and helping us unlock the untapped potential in our industry.
"We are very excited about our future opportunities."