capability statement

Core Competencies

  • Preliminary Tree Assessment Reports for development.
  • Impact Assessment Reports for development.
  • Acting as Project Arborist for construction sites.
  • Arborist Reports to accompany applications for tree removals & tree works to Council.
  • Tree risk management.
  • Tree hazard assessments.
  • Vegetation Management Plans.
  • Tree pre-purchase inspections and reports for real estate.
  • Expert Witness appearances.
  • Pruning specifications.
  • Plant disease diagnosis & treatment.
  • Plant selection.

 Past Performance

  • Project Arborist on the Rouse Hill Regional Centre, a greenfield project.
  • NSW foremost tree risk management consultant having produced over 200 Tree Risk Management Plans for public schools, catholic schools & nursing homes.
  • Lead arboricultural consultant to Active Tree Services.
  • Arboricultural Consultant to Leichhardt, Pittwater & Penrith Councils.


  • I commenced working in the tree industry in 1978.
  • I have managed tree businesses in NSW and Queensland in the Amenity Tree Industry & the Utility Tree Industry respectively.
  • I have been a Consulting Arborist since 2006.
  • I use ArborCad® software to produce site plans to scale.

Professional Information

  • AQF Level 5 Arborist. Dip. Hort. (Arb).
  • Professional affiliation: The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Professional Member No. 229686.
  • Certificate III in Horticulture (Arboriculture).
  • ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified.
  • All relevant insurances to industry benchmark requirements.