Bob Taylor

United Kingdom
+44 7779 246 991
Languages spoken


One of the most experienced and and respected ecological and environmental consultants serving golf, Bob has 20 years of experience operating throughout Britain, Ireland and western Europe, including the Scandinavian regions. He is the Official Ecologist to The R&A Championship Committee dealing with all ecological sensitivities on Open Championship Courses.

A botanist by degree, Bob specialises in all aspects of habitat management and in species survey, identification and management and in advising and reporting best practice management advice. He also has expertise in the design and landscape planning of new golf course builds and regularly works with golf course architects to ensure environment and ecology issues are considered from the outset.

Bob has a comprehensive understanding of the UK planning system and related legislation compliance, including the European Environmental Impact assessment and Habitats and Species legislation.

Working with his team at the STRI, Bob has accrued broad environmental expertise covering Carbon and energy auditing, and waste and water management. The STRI’s background with pesticide, fertiliser and water management is second to none, and backed by extensive research, construction and agronomy facilities.

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