HiDef has appointed Martin Scott and Ross McGregor as associate directors in the company’s consultancy team.

Scott previously held a senior role at RPS, while McGregor was with Natural Power Consultants.

McGregor has also worked for Scottish Natural Heritage as marine renewables ornithologist.

Scott was also conservation officer for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds until 2012.

HiDef chief scientist Andy Webb said: “With two such well-respected and highly experienced expert ornithologists joining the team, HiDef has not only gained significant experience and professionalism, but we have demonstrated our intention to build upon our already excellent reputation and further develop our growing environmental consultancy ability.”

Image: left to right: Martin Scott; Ross McGregor; Kit Hawkins, managing director; and Andy Webb (HiDef)