Established in 2014 and built on a foundation of many years of experience in the environmental and ecological industry, RammSanderson has grown to a team of 60 staff over offices in the East Midlands, West Midlands, and Yorkshire.

RammSanderson is a CIEEM-registered practice and specialises in all areas of ecology, flood risk, arboriculture, and habitats, offering national environmental compliance services, including:

  • Ecology surveys and supervision works
  • Flood risk assessments and drainage strategies
  • Arboriculture surveys and impact assessments
  • In-house landscaping contracting capabilities

Committed to delivering a premium service, RammSanderson operatives are fully Health & Safety, First Aid trained, and Suitably Qualified Ecologist (BRE) approved.

RammSanderson is a RISQS-approved supplier with PTS-accredited ecologists experienced in undertaking surveys within the rail corridor.

Arboriculture survey
Oliver Ramm

Oliver Ramm - Director

BSc MCIEEM: Bat and Great Crested Newt Class 2 Licence Holder

Oliver has worked as a professional ecologist since 2005 and has held a client facing role with RammSanderson since its inception. He is a generalist, with wide ranging ecological expertise, and acts as financial director for the business. He has prepared ecology chapters for environmental statements on several large-scale projects, especially in minerals, energy, residential, commercial and infrastructure sectors and regularly works within consultant and design teams on large scale projects.

Oliver is regularly called to act as expert witness at public inquiries and to represent his clients at local plan examinations and hearings. Outside of work, Oliver is a keen golfer, runner, and cyclist and enjoys campervan and skiing holidays with his family.

Nick Sanderson

Nick Sanderson - Director

BSc MSc MCIEEM: Bat and Great Crested Newt Class 2 Licence Holder | Registered Low Impact Class Licence (GCN) Consultant | Registered Consultant under the Badger Class Licence System | Mental Health First Aider

Nick manages large-scale projects, directing the ecological outputs for EIA development, including utilities and sustainable urban extension and land promotions. His extensive experience in mitigation design lends itself to site review for BNG / BIA, and he works closely with stakeholders to maximise their opportunities. Nick also authors Habitat Regulation Assessments pulling together multidisciplinary fields to assist in their production and has represented clients at Appeal Hearings and Public Inquiries.

Nick leads the business’ safety critical functions, acting as lead within the companies RISQS and Achilles audit process. In his spare time, Nick enjoys running and helping out with his local youth football team.

Anthony Mellor

Anthony Mellor - Director

BSc MSc ACIEEM AMICE: Senior Flood Risk Consultant | Bat and Great Crested Newt Class 1 Licence Holder, River Habitat Survey Certified

Anthony manages key partnerships with our large framework and infrastructure clients. His extensive experience spans flood risk, drainage, and ecological consultancy providing a pragmatic multi-disciplinary approach to assessment and mitigation for clients. Anthony specialises in riparian environments, leading on River Habitat Survey, Water Framework Directive assessment, riparian mammal survey, and fish survey & rescue, as well as permitting and consenting.

Our Mission

RammSanderson provides services to a wide range of public and private sector clients across all scales of developments, providing a practical and cost-effective approach to projects on a site-specific basis.

Founded on the principles of customer service, technical excellence, and pragmatic solution-based consulting, our mission is to provide trusted, accurate, and professional surveys and reports with an expertly trained and experienced technical team.

We are continually seeking to improve our product and service, embracing the latest technologies to ensure clients can achieve regulatory compliance and keep their projects on schedule.

The team at Head Office

Staff Testimony

“One of the great things about working for RammSanderson as a company is feeling like you’re valued as a person and that your voice matters, rather than working for a big corporation where you’re just another faceless number.”

“Personally, I feel much more valued and listened to in this company than I have in previous companies I’ve worked for. I’ve only been here for a few months, but it feels like I’ve been here for much longer as everyone has been very welcoming and I’ve been made to feel like a valued member of the team, rather than just ‘another member of staff’. And I’m sure it’s not just me who feels that way.”

RammSanderson has a team of specialist consultants ready to discuss a range of ecology and environmental surveys for your next project. Get in touch today!