MSc.Arb  A.Dip.Arb  M.Arbor.A

Arboricultural consultant

Brendan has a strong science background, being awarded BSc. (Hons) in Biochemistry at Liverpool University, 1993 and Master of Science in Arboriculture (MSc.Arb.)  in 2003.   Brendan is an approved, Professional Member of the Arboricultural Association (M.Arbor.A) with additional A.Dip.Arb qualification.  Future Arbor Ltd provides a platform for leading expert advice in tree hazard assessment. Our consultancy provides both planning and legal witness arboricultural services.

Successfully completed projects include large-scale survey of trees on behalf of Birmingham City Council (the largest tree survey of its type, recording over 100,000 trees), tree hazard surveys on behalf of Cannock Chase, Bridgnoth District, Walsall, Worcester City, Herefordshire, Powys, High Wycombe and Shropshire Councils.  Future Arbor Ltd have completed contracts on behalf of numerous legal trustees, such as the National Trust, Woodland Trust and regional housing and school trusts.

Brendan has gained extensive project management experience with arboriculture, through employment in both public and private sectors and in the application of arboriculture to large-scale commercial and public projects.  From early years employment as a tree surgeon, Brendan gained employment as a local authority Tree Officer before joining a registered Consultancy, approved by the Arboricultural Association.   Since private employment, Brendan has worked on major projects with environmental sensitivity, including A487 (Heads of the Valleys), A470 Glandyfi improvement works, as well as major infrastructure projects with Central Networks, Babcocks, Amey and Parsons Brinckerhoff.  Brendan supports the Severn Tree Trust and similar tree planting charities.

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