Claire Wansbury

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Claire Wansbury

AtkinsRéalis Fellow for Biodiversity and Natural Capital. Technical Director; Environment Practice

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Fellow & Biodiversity and Natural Capital Technical Authority. Technical Director; Environment Practice, AtkinsRéalis

Claire is an AtkinsRéalis Fellow and Technical Director AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading engineering and environmental consultancy. In June 2023, the Society for the Environment named her as their 2023 Environmental Professional of the Year Winner.

Claire is one of the UK’s top experts on biodiversity net gain, having co-authored national good practice principles.

The team at Constructive Voices are delighted to be collaborating with Claire on the Beyond BNG Training.

In 2022, Claire was included in the Ends Director’s Power List of the 100 most influential environmental professionals.

With over 30 years of experience as an award-winning ecologist, in the last few years, Claire has been working with environmental economists and others to build a shared understanding of the value of benefits our natural world provides to people.

Together with some of her colleagues, Claire produced an excellent short magazine before COP15. This is a very useful resource regardless of what your level of knowledge is as it combines insights and hopes from top experts along with a selection of case studies.