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BML specialist in providing expertise centred around ornthological knowledge. By understanding the responses and reactions of hazardous birds and wildlife to global aviation, we can quickly and efficiently assess risks and suggest controls based on our decades of experience across the industry
Andy Baxter and Phil Mountain

​​Andy and Phil are the joint directors of BML. We have each worked in air safety for over 25yrs, sit on the current ICAO Wildlife Hazard Management (WHM)  Expert Group, wrote the EASA together for safety initiatives for WHM and both work across the world to assist airports, airlines and the insurance industry with delivering best practice standards. 

Andy Jowett
Birdstrike Consultant

Andy currently heads our UK airport compliance check program and has over 20 years direct experience in wildlife hazard management at airports.

Andy leads on many of our specific customer projects, is embedded across UK training programs and development and provides deep ornithological understanding and experience to help our clients reduce the risks they face from birdstrikes.

BML Vacancies
Ornithologists and Consultants

BML is expanding once more - our UK, European and Global customers continue to benefit and request further solutions from our team. With everything from local UK bird monitoring, through training delivery and international consultancy, opportunities exist for the right candidate(s) to join us and develop their skills for future delivery. We welcome your cv or applications to come and work with us. 

Darren Hall
Aviation Ornithologist 

Darren leads on our European Airline delivery program having worked on airport wildlife hazard management and safety controls and provides huge direct experience of management planning and safeguarding back up to Sara.

Lee Johnson
Ornithological Consultant

Lee heads up our periodic standards check program for the RAF and other military bases around the world and has over 25 years ornithological experience at aerodromes across the UK and Europe.

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Dr John Allan
Senior Ornithologist

Dr John Allan leads on our scientific advisory services and intercontinental airline and airport services - currently off-books working to assist the UK with Avian Influenza and wild bird policy. 

Ruth Kneeshaw
Training Manager

Ruth leads on the organisation and delivery of our City and Guilds training program. 

Jon Middleton
Aviation Ornithologist 

Jon leads on our off-airfield and offshore projects and provides support and delivery across the team for our training, compliance check and monitoring programs.

Sara Bone
Safeguarding and Remains Consultant

Sara heads up our safeguarding, development and WHMP projects bringing over 20 years experience of assisting aerodromes, planners and developers in meeting and delivering safe developments around aerodromes.

Please do call any one of us to see how we may be able to help 

Andy Baxter, Managing Director, Birdstrike Management

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