MEET THE TEAM
Richard; BA (Hons)
Celia 
Samuel 
Co-Founder
Senior Partner
 
Aged 55
Background in business, management and accounting
Co-Founder
Partner
 
Aged 52
Background in office work for the Department of Trade and Industry
Co-Founder
Partner
 
Aged 25
ISA Certified Arborist
Certification Number: UI-1272a
 
Lead climber, Sam trained at Proclimber Training completing 6 week fast track course in 2011. NPTC qualified CS30, CS31, CS32, CS38, CS39, CS40, CS41, CS45, Woodchipper, and Mobile Elevated Work Platform. Sam takes a keen interest in innovation and development working closely with Vac-Ex to develop the Arb-Ex air excavation tool.
Philip 
Rachel 
Emily 
Partner
 
Aged 24
BSc in Arboriculture.
Rachel takes care of all of our business records and provides a lot of  research and technical arboricultural input. Rachel passed her FdSc  with a Merit at Myerscough College, Preston. 
 She combines her work with us with her work at college on-line.
Office Assistant/IT
 
Aged 24
Emily joined Selwyn Trees as an Apprentice, gaining a level 2 NVQ in business Administration. Emily takes a lead role in the IT technology and design of websites and works alongside Samuel and Rachel with Arb-Ex and Office duties.
Co-Founder
Partner
 
Aged 22
Phil trained at Tyro Training, based in Skipton completing his Tree Surgery qualifications in 2012 qualified CS30, CS31, CS32, CS38, CS39, CS40, CS41, CS45.
Phil has a youth training background in Fire Cadets scheme and was nominated for Fire Cadet of the year in 2011. Currently a volunteer instructor with south Yorkshire Fire and Rescue. Philip takes a lot of responsibility for team organization and leadership.
Jonathan 
Apprentice/ Trainee
 
Aged 20
Jonathan left school in June 2013 and joined the business as a trainee, and is currently taking up an Apprenticeship at intermediate level in Trees and Timber at Askham Bryan College. Jonathan takes a lead role in preparing and organizing our log sales.
Special Mention to Richard Verity of RMV Services for taking care of all of our Plant, machinery and equipment.