Dr Carol Williams
Head of Special Scientific Projects at the Bat Conservation Trust
An ecologist with a special interest in bats, Dr Carol Williams, Head of Special Scientific Projects at the Bat Conservation Trust, has been on secondment from Natural England for the last three years. Carol runs the Bats and the Built Environment Project for BCT and she has also chaired the UK Green Building Council's Biodiversity Task Group, which culminated in a report in 2009 on the importance of biodiversity for sustainable construction.
The Bat Conservation Trust works on a number of levels to create a better world for bats; determining and maintaining bat populations; generating greater awareness and support for bats; and acting as the authoritative voice for bat conservation. In 2007 they launched their Bats and the Built Environment project with the aim of developing good practice for mitigation in relation to bats and the built environment.