Áine joined TOBIN’s Environment and Planning division in 2020 as a Project Ecologist. She holds an Honours Degree in Applied Ecology and has over five years post-graduate experience in Ecology and Environmental Consultancy. Áine has predominantly been involved in large Public and Private infrastructure projects which she has prepared numerous Screenings for Appropriate Assessments, Natura Impact Statements and Ecological Impact Assessments. Áine has a strong understanding of National and European legislation and is cognisant of relevant rulings by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) associated with biodiversity and Appropriate Assessment. She also has experience in undertaking ecological surveys for protected habitats and species and is confidently able to analyse the data to inform ecological assessments.