Based in the historic market town of Beverley, on the edge of the picturesque Yorkshire Wolds, Wolds Environmental Consulting is a research and management consultancy which was founded by its Director, Steve Barnard, in September 2019.

Steve is a professional environmental scientist with over 30 years’ experience of applied environmental research and management of both freshwater and marine environments, and through both public-and private-sector roles. Now an independent consultant specialising in (aquatic) environmental assessment and management, he was previously employed as a Marine Policy Specialist at the University of Hull’s internationally renowned Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies (IECS).