Staff members of CES are registered
with a number of professional bodies, including:

  • The Botanical Society of South Africa (BotSoc)
  • Environmental Assessment Practitioners of South Africa
  • Herpetological Association of Africa (HAA)
  • Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment
  • Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa
  • International Association for Impact Assessment South Africa
  • South African Bat Assessment Association (SABAA)
  • South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions
  • Society for Ecological Restoration (SER)
  • Southern African Institute of Ecologists and Environmental Scientists
  • Zoological Society of Southern Africa (ZSSA)
Dr Ted Avis

Dr Ted Avis

Business Development Executive

Dr Ted Avis, Business Development Executive, is a leading expert in the field of Environmental Impact Assessments, having project-managed numerous large-scale EIAs to international standards (e.g. World Bank and International Finance Corporation). Ted has also project managed and provided professional input to the State of Environment reports and Strategic Environmental Assessments produced by CES.Curriculum Vitae of Ted Avis.

Mr Justin Green

Mr Justin Green

Director and Consultant at Just Green GIS (Pty) Ltd

Mr Justin Green, Director and Consultant at Just Green GIS (Pty) Ltd, boasts over 11 years of expertise in Environmental Consulting. In addition to his role at Just Green GIS, Justin is currently contributing his expertise to Coastal and Environmental Services on a short-term contract.

Holding a B.Sc. in Zoology and Entomology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Enterprise Management, he specialises in Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESHIA) projects for infrastructure, renewable energy, agriculture, and mining across Africa, he oversees projects, manages teams, and monitors budgets up to R2 Million. His extensive experience includes conducting studies in mining, renewable energy, agro-industry, forestry, biofuel, and oil sectors in East and West Africa, as well as southern African countries. With a recognized specialty in Water Resources Management and expertise in GIS using ArcGIS 10, Justin is known for his Wetland Delineation Assessments, Surface Water and Aquatic Invertebrate Assessments. Having worked in multiple African countries, he has a profound understanding of environmental legislation and policy requirements.

In summary, Justin is a highly accomplished environmental consultant, adept in project management, GIS, and environmental assessments, making him a valuable asset in diverse industries.

Mr Peter Bally

Mr Peter Bally

Environmental Consultant

Mr Peter Bally, is an Environmental Consultant that holds a Rhodes University Geography honours degree. He is passionate about the geospatial industry and has professional experience working across multiple GIS programs as well as sourcing and analysing satellite imagery.

Ms Annette Verryn

Ms Annette Verryn

Principle Consultant

Ms. Annette Verryn has considerable experience in social research and has worked independently as a consultant for the last seven years before joining CES. She obtained her BCom Economics in 2007 from Unisa and her Honours degree in Economics at the University of Johannesburg in 2009, focusing on development economics. Subsequently, she attained her Master’s Degree in Development Finance from the University of Cape Town. She has gained experience in social research by working at KPMG Advisory, Kantar and the HSRC, after which she freelanced for a wide variety of companies, including inter alia, the Department of Education (DoE), UNDESA, the WWF, GIZ, Euromonitor International and the Northwest Province for Department: Finance, Economy and Enterprise Development (the FEED). Her knowledge extends from project kick-off to closure. She has ample experience in writing literature reviews, instrument design, fieldworker training, stakeholder consultation, data gathering and analysis, presentations, report writing and communicating with clients. This proficiency has come from working on development projects, which included economic and social studies that were mostly located in South Africa and Africa.