Gillian Davies is collaborating with Global Development and Environment Institute researchers, focusing on the relationship between wetlands and climate change. She is a past president of the Society of Wetland Scientists and chairs the organization's Waters of the United States ad hoc Committee.
As Senior Ecological Scientist/Associate at the BSC Group in Worcester, Massachusetts, Davies provides innovative solutions, scientific and regulatory consulting to public and private sector clients, as well as expert witness testimony. Consulting expertise encompasses ecosystem-based climate change resiliency assessment and planning, state and federal permitting, wetland delineation, impact analysis, mitigation and restoration planning, design and monitoring, difficult wetland soils evaluations, vernal pool evaluations, construction monitoring, and peer reviews for Conservation Commissions. Also teach numerous workshops relating to wetlands, particularly with regard to climate change, soils and regulations.