Five Minutes with…
Francesca Sykes – Ecological Consultant
1) What is your work background and when did you join JCA Limited?
I studied wildlife biology & conservation biology and was a seasonal ecologist at Mott Macdonald & Thompsons before joining JCA in 2020.
2) What do you enjoy most about working at JCA Ltd?
The people and everyone being friendly & kind.
3) What is your favourite type of survey to carry out & why?
Preliminary Ecological Appraisals (PEA) as its like being a detective working out all the habitats and SPP present.
4) Describe yourself in three words?
Loud, friendly & hardworking.
5) Which hobbies and interests do you have outside of work?
Walking the dogs at the RSPCA & seeing my nephews.
6) What are your dislikes?
The cold and waltzers!
7) Which TV show are you currently binge-watching?
The Duchess & Line of Duty.
8) What would you say is your spirit animal and why?
Dung Beetle because I am hardworking and strong.