Sam McArthur MSc

Principal Consultant / Geomorphology

Sam McArthur has over 5 years’ professional experience in the water resources industry, having worked in the three waters services area as well as in river restoration. Sam’s specialism is fluvial geomorphology, both academically (where he was trained to a Masters level) and professionally (where he has worked on rivers in throughout the UK and New Zealand). Since 2019, he has worked on river restoration and construction projects on range of watercourse types including chalk streams, highly modified waterbodies, upland systems as well as wetland development and creation of saltmarsh habitat on tidal rivers. His multidisciplinary background and experience involving projects with multiple restoration components makes him an invaluable member of the cbec team.

Sam is team leader for cbec’s team based in England, while also being part of the wider geomorphology team, managing on-going projects, undertaking site visits to supervise construction, and conducting fluvial audits and sediment sampling assessments. Additionally, he regularly undertakes the Principal Designer role as part of our Design and Build projects and is cbec’s designated Health and Safety Officer.