|PENN LLOYD PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), MEIANZ
Penn Lloyd is a Director and Principal Ecologist with BAAM and is responsible for leading BAAM’s fauna team. He has twenty years of field experience as a researcher in the fields of ornithology and conservation biology, having worked on animal communities in a wide variety of habitats in six different countries in Africa, North America, and now Australia. Since joining BAAM in 2010, Penn has undertaken baseline studies and/or contributed to fauna sections of Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) for small and large infrastructure projects.
He has also managed and authored the reports for a variety of ecological assessments and species management plans/programs within the mining, industrial and residential sectors.
Penn has extensive experience with methods for surveying and measuring animal abundance and breeding productivity. He also has expert knowledge of the taxonomy, biology and population ecology of various animal groups, particularly birds, the key ecological processes that limit animal distribution and abundance, has published over 40 peer-reviewed scientific publications in these fields, and continues to peer review for international ecological journals.
Penn has a keen interest in continuously improving ecological survey techniques, habitat mapping methodologies and reporting to ensure best practice ecological assessment to meet relevant Commonwealth, State and local government guidelines.