Welcome to Neil and Tim

28 Jul 2017

Tim Murphy has been appointed as Historic Environment Manager for Place Services at Essex County Council.

Tim has over ten years’ experience working as an archaeologist and historic buildings consultant throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. He has led a wide range of projects often involving the management of change to the historic environment or creating sustainable and viable reuses of heritage assets.

Tim has extensive experience inputting to design and forming mitigation strategies regarding the historic environment. He is a panel member of the Croydon Place Review Panel and committee Chair of CIfA’s Buildings Archaeology Group.

Neil Harvey joins Place Services as Natural Environment Manager. Neil has been a professional ecologist for over 20 years, with considerable commercial experience of habitat assessment, management planning, legally protected species survey and mitigation projects.  He has particular expertise in birds, being competent in a range of standard survey methodologies covering breeding birds and estuarine/wetland counts.  Neil also has excellent knowledge of UK invertebrates and has specialist knowledge of flies.

Adrian Gascoyne, Head of Place Services said: “I’m very pleased to announce the appointments of Tim and Neil who bring considerable commercial expertise to our growing consultancy. They join the team at an exciting time for Place Services as we seek to grow our client base and expand into new sectors. I very much look forward to working alongside them both.”