Bernice Roberts

Principal Environmental Planner


Skills and expertise

Environmental planning, wildlife law, renewable energy and Environmental Impact Assessment.

Specialist interest

Delivering realistic and meaningful environmental benefits.

Career summary

Bernice’s early career was spent in community planning in SW England, followed by academic roles in research at Policy Studies Institute and teaching conservation planning at Bristol Polytechnic School of Planning and the University of Bristol. After a period of part time work while her family was young, she set up Landmark’s EIA department, which has since developed into the award winning Environmental Planning Unit. As well as her day job, Bernice has continued to lecture on EIA and planning for renewable energy and is a visiting lecturer at the University of Portsmouth School of Environmental Design and Management. She is a member of the RTPI SW Regional Activities Committee.


BSc (Hons) Environmental Sciences
MSc Landscape Ecology Design and Maintenance
Member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management (MCIEEM)
Associate of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (AIEMA)
Associate of the Royal Town and Planning Institute (RTPI)

First Job

Countryside Officer for the Rural Development Commission.

Now known for

Planning for renewable energy as well as a common sense approach to most things!


Family, home, outdoor activities, singing in the choir (not very well) and the sea.