Ed Banfield Hicks


Skills and expertise

Edward joined The Landmark Practice in 2018 for his first season in the ecology sector. He has already undertaken a wide variety of protected species surveys and is looking forward to gaining more experience in the future both in the field and the office.  

Specialist interest

Protected species surveying, particularly reptiles.

Career summary

Following his MPlan from the University of the West of England, Edward worked in the property sector for several years. He then decided to make a change and went back to university hoping to pursue a profession more focused on wildlife. Edward acquired his MSc and began a career in ecology during the following season.


MSc Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice MPlan, Town and Country Planning BA (Hons), Town and Country Planning  

First Job

Painter and decorator  

Now known for

Drinking a suspiciously low amount of tea and coffee  


Nature, food, film and exploring new places