The APEM Group began life as a campus start-up consultancy in Manchester, UK in 1987. Over three decades, we have grown to a global environmental consultancy, providing a comprehensive range of integrated niche services for clients across Europe, the US, Australia, and Asia.

We have offices throughout the UK, Ireland and the United States and are in a period of expansion and acquisition. We now have 350 staff across 14 offices, whose innovative mindset and dedication to the pursuit of excellence makes us leaders in our industry.

We have been working in the US since 2012 and established APEM Inc in 2017.

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Building the right team

People are the heart of the APEM Group, and our family forms one of the building blocks of our strategic plan. For us, employing and retaining the best technical experts, consultants and business support team is central to our success.

Working with the best partners

Since 2012 APEM have partnered with Normandeau Associates, a national environmental consulting organization. Our individual services and skills complement each other to provide a seamless delivery for our clients.

Remote Marine and Onshore Technology (ReMOTe) is our secure, real-time data portal. ReMOTe provides the ability to access, analyze, and visualize a variety of species information in a secure, user-friendly platform. ReMOTe provides real-time outputs as well as details on how data was accessed and analyzed.

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Our history

From 1987 to the present day, discover the journey the APEM Group has taken and some of our achievements along the way.

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APEM are founded as a campus start-up company in Manchester University.

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Dr Adrian Williams joins APEM as Senior Scientist.

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Dr Stuart Clough joins APEM as Director.

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APEM delivered the first digital aerial survey in Carmarthen Bay, South Wales capturing images at 7cm GSD of sea ducks.

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APEM became the first company to gain accreditation from UKAS for counting and identifying birds in digital imagery. Accreditation by UKAS is the gold standard for quality assurance in the UK.

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Our first project in the US in partnership with Normandeau Associates which surveyed a small Hawaiian island for researchers at the US Navy.

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APEM joined NMBAQC scheme (NE Atlantic Marine Biological Analytical Quality Control).

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APEM Inc established, and we open our first office in Gainesville, Florida.

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APEM Inc commenced the world’s largest ever offshore digital aerial survey for birds, marine mammals, turtles and fish off the east coast of the US.

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APEM developed a new technique for measuring the height of birds in flight using LiDAR technology.

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Empire Wind surveys off the coast of New York state passed halfway.

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APEM Inc commenced two years of wildlife surveys for Beacon Wind off the coast of New York state.

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WestBridge backed the management buyout of APEM.

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Vineyard Wind and APEM Inc commenced two years of surveys off the coast of Massachusetts.

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The APEM Group announced their first acquisition and Woodrow joined the family.

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APEM Inc welcomed Jeff Tetzlaff, SVP Sales & Business Development, Americas.

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AQUAFACT became the APEM Group’s second acquisition.

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95% of our clients would recommend us
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95% of our clients said that they would recommend us in independent research.

More about us

Take a moment to meet some members of the wider APEM Group family and get a feel for life at the Group by visiting our Careers Hub.

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