We are passionate and motivated about good science and understanding the complexity of natural systems and their interactions with human systems and development. We aim to provide a personalized and professional service that adds value to our clients and to the development planning process.
For us, a sustainable and resilient future is one where social and economic development meets the needs and reasonable desires of human societies in a manner that doesn’t compromise the functioning and viability of earth’s critical life supporting systems and natural resources for future generations.
Director & Principal Scientist
Ryan is the Director and Principal Environmental Scientist and Wetland Ecologist at Verdant Environmental with over thirteen (13) years experience in the natural scientific and environmental management consulting sector. Ryan’s highest qualification is a Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Science (Research Masters) and his Masters dissertation was on wetland geomorphology.
Ryan is currently accredited as a professional natural scientist by the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP) under the field of practice – ‘environmental science’. Ryan’s key areas of expertise include specialist wetland and river (aquatic and riparian) assessments, wetland rehabilitation planning and monitoring, wetland and biodiversity offset planning, ecological monitoring, environmental compliance monitoring and water use license applications.
Adam is a Principal Environmental Scientist and Wetland Ecologist at Verdant Environmental, with over thirteen (13) years’ experience in the specialist environmental consulting sector. Adam holds a Masters (MSc) degree in Environmental Science (focus on wetland ecology and restoration), a BSc Honours degree in Environmental and Earth Science (completed Cum Laude) and a BSc degree majoring in Environmental Science and Geology. He is also a registered Professional Natural Scientist (Pr.Sci.Nat.) in the fields of ‘Ecological Science’ and ‘Environmental Science’.
Adam’s key areas of expertise include specialist wetland and biodiversity assessments, wetland rehabilitation planning and monitoring, biodiversity offset planning, aquatic biomonitoring and ecological monitoring, environmental compliance monitoring and water use license applications.