éirewild Ltd is an Irish consultancy based in Dublin and operating throughout the country. It was launched on the International Day for Biodiversity 2017 to help Irish businesses address the challenge of biodiversity loss while taking advantage of the business opportunities such actions can bring. We work with companies large and small, in a wide range of sectors, in city centre offices as well as rural and industrial sites to help them make space for nature.
Hannah Hamilton - Director
Hannah has worked as a biodiversity consultant for Business In The Community Ireland, designing an innovative Biodiversity Framework for Business and delivering biodiversity advice, workshops and bespoke projects for organisations including Intel, Accenture, Central Bank, RTE, AIB, Gas Networks Ireland, Arup, Northern Trust, and a host of others. Her professional background is in communications and project management, she holds a first class BSc (Hons) in Environmental and Natural Resource Management and is currently pursuing a Master's by Research in Corporate Biodiversity Governance at Trinity College Dublin, in association with the Wildlife Trusts (UK). Hannah practices what she preaches on her own conservation project in Co. Kilkenny where she manages five acres of woodland, meadow, hedgerow and riverbank for biodiversity. She also uses her skills as a professional writer, editor and graphic designer to deliver strategic environmental communications, with a focus on creative storytelling - see our dedicated Communications Page for more information.
Andy Salm - Associate Consultant
Andy has worked on global initiatives at the juncture of corporate responsibility and international development for over 30 years. Specialising in textiles and apparel, he has supported international brands and retailers to source sustainably and worked with development aid agencies on projects that link business with socially and environmentally sustainable producers. Andy's clients have included the Gatsby Charitable Trust, COFRA (The C&A Foundation), Ethiopian Investment Commission, H&M, the World Bank, DFID and the PIND Foundation, among many others. He spent three years as the European Programme Director of the Organic Exchange where he promoted the production and use of organic cotton to European brands and retailers, and founded the award-winning ALAFA project to mitigate the scourge of HIV and AIDS in Lesotho garment factories. Andy is a passionate beekeeper, forager and lover of nature and wild places.