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Dartmoor Tree Surgeons TeamGraham and team, June 2015

Graham JoyceGraham Joyce

BSc (Hons), Dip Arb (RFS), MArborA,
Tech Cert Arbor A – Managing Director & Senior Consultant

Graham is the man behind Dartmoor Tree Surgeons. He set up the company in 1987  after completing his BSc Hons at University College, London. After years on the tools himself he has now hung up his harness and saw and opted to continue his career as an expert arboricultural consultant alongside running the day to day elements of the company.

Tom HurleyTom Hurley

BSc For (Hons), MArborA – Senior Arboricultural Consultant

Tom, a former tree officer, is the main man behind our British Standard 5837:2012 reports. He has worked as an independent arboricultural consultant for over 20 years across the UK and brings a wealth of experience to the company.

Anthony ArrowAnthony Arrow

Cert Arb (RFS) – Contracts Manager

Arrow joined the company in 2012 having worked as a self-employed sub-contractor for us in previous years. A highly experienced climber with good man management skills, he has become a real asset to the company.

Joel GrayJoel Gray

NCF Arb, Cert Arb (RFS) – Team Leader

With extensive experience as a climber in the arboricultural world and a former instructor at Bicton College, he brings his enthusiasm and training skills to our company. Currently undertaking the online degree in Arboriculture.

Sam TitchardSam Titchard


Sam is our newest member of the team and has years of mechanical experience. He has already shown a real passion and commitment for the job and has quickly slotted in well to the company.

George HesterGeorge Hester

We decided to take on local lad George as an apprentice after he spent the summer working for us part time. His intelligence and approachability immediately became apparent as did his hard working ethos. Having now completed his apprenticeship, he is now a fully-fledged member of our team and his climbing skills have developed nicely!



Sue has been with us since 2005 and deals with all the financial aspects of the business. Her infallible cheer makes the office a charming place to work , and her black belt in karate certainly keeps the consultants in line!


Office Administrator

Karen has been responsible for all the non-financial administration of the office since joining us in 2012. A business systems analyst for many years, Karen’s professional approach ensures that the business runs smoothly and efficiently.


Dartmoor Tree Surgeons Team - circa 1900 or soGraham and team, c.1900

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