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About us

PANGALIA Environmental is an initiative to provide contemporary scientific knowledge on human interactions with the marine/aquatic environment to achieve a sustainable environment locally and globally.

The knowledge provided focuses on quality and robust scientific expertise gained  through the 28+ years of applied international marine and aquatic environmental expertise of :

Andrew B Gill PhD FRSB (Applied aquatic ecologist)



Our expert

Andrew B Gill

Andrew Gill is an internationally recognised expert in applied marine ecology who has over 28 years of experience, with particular expertise in the interactions between aquatic animals (freshwater, coastal, and marine) and renewable energy developments.

Since the early 2000's, Andrew has led projects in the UK, the EU and the USA to analyse the interaction between mobile species and energy emissions (specifically EMF - electromagnetic fields and underwater noise). The approach taken is field-based and experimental studies supported by contemporary knowledge base set within the ecosystem approach and environmental risk context.  

Andrew has applied his knowledge and expertise to advising on EIAs and he serves on a number of international committees associated with offshore and marine renewable energy and the marine ecosystem.

Institution and learned society affiliation:

  • 2017 – Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology

  • 2017-18 Visiting researcher and Recognised Teacher, Cranfield University, U.K.

  • 2005-10 Marine & Aquatic Editor Biological Conservation journal

  • 2010-13 Editorial Board Biological Conservation

  • 2006-09 Visiting Fellow Marine Biological Association U.K.

  • Member of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles

  • Member of British Ecological Society

  • Member of the Marine Biological Association U.K.

Committee membership

  • 2019-to date. Co-Chair of ICES Working Group on Offshore Wind Development and Fisheries (WGOWDF)

  • 2017-18. Member of USA National Academy of Sciences Atlantic Offshore Renewable Energy Development and Fisheries Steering Committee

  • 2013-18 co-Chair ICES Working Group on Marine Benthal and Renewable Energy Developments (WGMBRED)

  • 2013-16 Chair Fisheries Society of the British Isles (FSBI) Small Grants Research Committee

  • 2012-14 Chair River Restoration Centre (RRC) Board of Directors

  • 2014 National Science Foundation, USA. Grant reviews

  • 2013 Winmon.BE Scientific Committee for Conference on Environmental Impact of Offshore Wind farms. Nov 2013 Brussels, Belgium

  • 2010 - ongoing  Scientific committee for conference on wind energy and wildlife impacts, 2017, Estoril, Portugal;  2015, Berlin, Germany; 2013 Stockholm, Sweden; 2011 Trondheim, Norway

  • 2010 and 2012 Expert review group for Marine Stewardship Council fisheries certification

  • 2010 The Research Council of Norway Renewable Energy Grant review committee

  • 2008 -10   British Ecological Society Early Career Grants panel

  • 2000 – 2010 Shark Trust Scientific Committee

  • 1996 – 2006 Scientific advisor to Coral Cay Conservation

Andrew's expertise profile @ (

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