Alison Pike

Senior Ecologist

Skills and expertise

Alison is an experienced field botanist and is able to undertake detailed vegetation surveys. She is also experienced in surveying for a range of faunal groups and holds a great crested newt licence and a Level 2 Bat Licence.  

Specialist interest

Botany and bats.

Career summary

Alison began her career volunteering with the Somerset Environmental Records Centre, her first paid ecological job was a botanical surveyor for the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. She has subsequently worked in both the public and private sector. Alison moved to Landmark in 2013.


BSc (Hons) Ecology and Environmental Management, Cardiff University Full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (MCIEEM)  

First Job

Bar maid at a well-known pub in Bath.  

Now known for

Having a pragmatic approach to ecological issues  


Anything to do with nature. Also enjoys walking, running (when feeling energetic!) and cooking.