Identifying positive solutions

HMC is made up of an established group of professionals with years of experience in relevant sectors and leadership positions. With a common background in marine and environmental practice, each member of the team has distinct areas of focus based on both practical and research expertise.

At the cutting edge of research and innovation, our team are recognised as thought leaders in the sector. Collectively the team can help simplify complexity to ensure impact and meaning for clients, audiences, and stakeholders alike.

Prof. Dickon Howell

Managing Director

Dr Ed Willsteed

Associate Director

Dr Lucy Greenhill

Head of Practice for Blue Economy

Ness Smith

Head of Practice for Natural Capital

Dr Henk van Rein

Research Programme Manager

Chloe Ellis-Dale

Business Operations Manager

Hayley Hinchen

Principal Consultant

Beth Siddons MSc

Principal Consultant

Dr Kofi Ansong

Senior Consultant

Dr Paul Whomersley

Principal Consultant

Dr Sam Collin

Principal Consultant

Dr Lydia Koehler


Audrey Jones

Principal Consultant

Georgina Roberts

Senior Consultant

Kimberley Lloyd


Mario Ray


Zoe Pearson


Talya Kurt

Business Operations Assistant

My role at HMC allows me to work on a range of projects which I find it hard to imagine being able to do elsewhere. Working in this team of experts is engaging and intellectually stimulating as well as supportive and highly enjoyable.

Kathryn Collins, Principal Consultant

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