30 Oct 2023

WEBINAR: Small Business Entities & Consultancy in the Marine Mammal Sector

A webinar from the Marine Mammals and Conservation SIG.

This workshop explores the role of small businesses and consultants in marine mammal research and mitigation services. The speakers and hosts discuss the logistical aspects of operating as a small business or consultant with several individuals on this panel and learn about their role in this important sector of marine mammal research, conservation and mitigation.

The panel of small business owners and freelance consultants discuss the challenges they face in the sector, their approach to obtaining contracts, the benefits of a small business vehicle or freelance position and more. There are also topics of advice for others interested in following the same course and unique skillsets that benefit those who do.

The Speakers

Mari Smultea - Smultea Sciences

Ashley Noseworthy - Edgewise Environmental

Simon Berrow - Irish Wale and Dolphin Group