News Category: Staff

Tim Wheeler Discusses New Directions in Policy for Onshore Wind in Scotland

Tim Wheeler Discusses New Directions in Policy for Onshore Wind in Scotland

The Committee for Climate Change has published its latest report on progress in reducing emissions in Scotland (https://www.theccc.org.uk/publication/reducing-emissions-in-scotland-2020-progress-report-to-parliament/). The report rightly notes the significant progress which the power sector has made towards reducing carbon emissions in Scotland and the UK as a whole. The switch to low carbon generation has contributed two thirds of the…

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Arcus Featured in Scotland on Sunday Article “The future of the energy sector is green – and it’s female”

Arcus Featured in Scotland on Sunday Article

Arcus was featured in the Scotland on Sunday on 30th August 2020 as part of an article on women in renewables. We are incredibly proud to be recognised as a company that actively encourages females in the industry as well as supporting graduates throughout their studies.  The article states that women currently make up around…

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Liz Russell and Eve Browning join Arcus

We are pleased to welcome Liz Russell, Senior Planner, and Eve Browning, Senior Environmental Consultant, to Arcus. Liz is a Chartered Town Planner and IEMA Associate Member with over seven years’ experience in environmental planning with a focus on renewable energy projects.  She joins our growing North East Office to help support the Planning Team.…

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James Youngs – Planning Year in Industry Intern – Shares his Year at Arcus

James Youngs - Planning Year in Industry Intern - Shares his Year at Arcus

I was fortunate enough to secure a ‘Year in Industry’ work placement at Arcus Consultancy Services Ltd, during my third year at the University of York. I have had the honour to work closely with both the York and Glasgow planning teams, whilst also working alongside the environment, noise, hydrology and ecology teams across all…

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Adam Tomkins – Environment Year in Industry – Shares his Thoughts on Spending a Year at Arcus

Adam Tomkins - Environment Year in Industry - Shares his Thoughts on Spending a Year at Arcus

Starting in September 2019, I began my year at Arcus working in the Environment Team at York. I was not totally sure what to expect of environmental consultancy, so started the year with an open mind and a goal to gain some commercial awareness, seeing what skills I could learn along the way. I was…

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Arcus makes two senior appointments to further strengthen its UK operation

We are pleased to welcome Marc Browne, an offshore wind specialist, and Tim Wheeler, a chartered town planner with 35 years’ experience, to Arcus. Marc has extensive experience in the renewable energy sector, in particular offshore wind, along with other sectors such as marine fish farming.  He joins Arcus as Offshore Development Manager, based in…

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Guy Cope celebrates a Decade at Arcus

Guy Cope celebrates a Decade at Arcus

We are pleased to announce that Photography and Visualisation Consultant Guy Cope has reached the milestone of a decade as part of the Arcus team.  Guy joined Arcus in 2007 after several years photographing motorsport events for the British and World Superbike Championships. During his time at Arcus he has worked on over 100 EIA…

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John Allsopp shortlisted in Young Professionals Green Energy Awards

John Allsopp shortlisted in Young Professionals Green Energy Awards

Arcus is delighted to announce that John Allsopp has been shortlisted in the Professional Award category for this year’s Young Professionals Green Energy Awards, hosted by Scottish Renewables. John joined Arcus as a graduate ecologist and undertook his first work in the renewable energy sector in April 2012.  In the last two years, John has…

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Stuart Davidson Achieves Registered EIA Practitioner Status from IEMA

Stuart Davidson, Senior Environmental Consultant, has recently been certified by IEMA as a Registered Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Practitioner.  As an experienced project manager, Stuart has developed a strong and extensive understanding of the EIA process through undertaking a variety of technical assessments and coordinating EIAs for a range of different development types across the…

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Clare Walters Joins Arcus to Lead Planning Team

Based in our York office, Clare joins Arcus as Technical Director and will lead the planning team on projects throughout the UK and the Republic of Ireland. A Planner with over 20 years’ experience, she has developed a reputation for solving complex planning issues and has achieved planning permission for a wide range of developments across the property…

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