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Ally Couchman

Researcher

Ally Couchman

Ally started at eftec as a Researcher in June 2023 where she will be primarily working on natural capital projects. Ally has a background in accounting, administration and management in the horseracing industry. More recently she has worked on a research project in Ireland to help businesses account for their impacts and dependencies on biodiversity for CSRD reporting.


Ally holds an MSc in Environmental Economics and a HDip Economics from Galway University in Ireland.  As part of her masters she undertook an internship at Trinity College, Dublin, researching agroecosystem services for the Farm Zero C project. This project is a collaboration between industry and academia to achieve net-zero carbon emissions on a dairy farm in Co. Cork through a variety of management strategies. Her masters dissertation was based on this work and examined the role of Irish dairy farm management practices in optimising ecosystem service delivery.

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