Your peace of mind is our business
AMPA Associates is a family run speciality consultancy business based in Solihull, West Midlands.
AMPA Associates Ltd was formed in 2003 by Andy Mackiewicz and Penny Angold to provide consultancy services to a wide range of business areas: DSEAR, Viscose Technology, Health & Safety, and Ecology.
ABOUT OUR CONSULTANTS
Andy Mackiewicz is a Chartered Engineer and Scientist, with a diploma in statistics. He has over 20 years of experience gained working in the chemical and man-made fibres industry in the UK, Europe, USA, India, South America and the Far East. Now as Managing Director of AMPA Associates he aims to use his experience to deliver benefits and solutions to the company's customers.
Dr Penelope Angold
Dr Penny Angold is a Chartered Biologist and Chartered Environmentalist and member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management. Penny has over 15 years’ experience in ecological consultancy working in protected species surveys and licensing as well as ecological scoping assessments and preliminary ecological assessments to inform the design and determination of planning applications.
Jo White is a Chartered Ecologist with over 20 years’ experience of protected species and ecological survey. She has worked with both large corporate and small domestic clients and has developed a reputation for high quality survey and advice at all scales of work. She has experience of a wide range of protected species survey and licensing.
Kate Sharma – Ecologist
Kate is an ecological consultant who originally worked for AMPA Associates as newly qualified graduate for 2 years before moving to Jersey to work with monkeys. She re-joined the company on her return in 2014.
Kate is a Full CIEEM member and holds Natural England licences for bats, barn owls, great crested newts and currently working towards her dormouse and white clawed crayfish licences.
Her commercial work is primarily focused on bats, but she is also extensively involved in volunteering with a variety of species. She is currently on the committee for Annyctalus – a not-for-profit company conducting bat research in the Channel Islands as well as getting involved in trapping and radio tracking monitoring schemes in the UK whenever she can. She has previously held licences to survey, including trapping, various species in Argentina, as well as volunteering with Proyecto CUBABAT Cuba in December 2015.