Julia is Arbtech’s Business Manager. Every project that we assist clients with (in excess of 2,000-odd a year) requires an enormous amount of ‘back-office’ admin to keep the Arbtech machine firing on all pistons and ensure that you receive the very highest standard of service, from enquiry to invoice. Julia started out overseeing a small team of dedicated staff at head office, where all of our finance, HR and business administration is centrally controlled from. Today, alongside Chris, she reports directly to Rob. Before joining team Arbtech, Julia was a manager at Marks & Spencer for over 10 years; leaving the corporate world to help create and launch a brand new farm shop in North Wales. After the successful launch, she began looking for a new challenge and a company culture that could allow her to stretch her abilities and take up more responsibility; where she found us. And we’re ever so grateful she did. Julia has been with us 3 years.
Robert Oates, director says:
Julia applied to us speculatively over year before we hired her, having stumbled upon our website and careers pages. Subsequently, I met with her at Prezzo and we chatted over lunch. Julia presents very well, is extremely intelligent and loves to be challenged. (Perfect!) While we didn’t have a role for Julia at that time, we kept in touch and mutually agreed that when Arbtech reached the point where her skill set overlapped with gaps in our business, we’d make the arrangement more formal! 12 months later, she’s sat opposite my desk and putting me to shame with her ruthless productivity!
In January 2005, I set up a company, providing forestry and ecological consultancy, having spent my years prior to this working as a tree surgeon. Then as now, we focus on providing …read more
Chris has spent the last 28 years working in ecology. He is a Royal Chartered Biologist (CBiol), Member of the Society of Biology (MSB), Member of the Chartered Institute for …read more
Amy ‘efficiency’ Stanley is part of the HQ team at Arbtech. Having studied geography at Chester University, Amy wanted to progress her career in a discipline related to environmental science …read more
Matt is an arboriculturist and provides clients like you with high level planning advice relating to trees, for example with Arboricultural Impact Assessments, Method Statements and Tree Protection Plans. He …read more
Craig originally joined Arbtech’s in house ecology team as a graduate trainee, having worked for us previously as a sub-contractor for over a year. Prior to this, he worked at …read more
Jon is an arboriculturist and joined Arbtech as our first hire of 2014. Arriving back to live in Kent from Australia, Jon only worked for Arbtech as a freelancer undertaking …read more
Natalie is an ecologist, masters graduate and Natural England licenced bat worker. Natalie worked at Arbtech for over a year as a sub-contractor and for a short while before that, …read more
Charlotte brings a great deal of enthusiasm, experience and knowledge to the team. She is a fully qualified BREEAM assessor, an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and …read more
Alan is an arboriculturist, having spent many years as a tree surgeon, before deciding to progress his career in professional arboriculture by joining Arbtech. Operating from Arbtech’s Chester office, he …read more
Aran moved into arboriculture from a career as a rock climbing and watersports instructor. Starting in the industry as a tree climber, he spent 4 years contracting around the south …read more
Joe is one of our ecologists based on the south coast of England. He undertakes a variety of ecological surveys including bat, reptile and great crested newt surveys, as well …read more
Alex splits her time between being both Rob’s assistant and Arbtech’s credit controller. She is in some way involved in almost every project that comes through the door and though you …read more