Joseph joined the team in 2014 following his training at Capel Manor college where he received a Level 2 and Level 3 in Forestry and Arboriculture, whilst working as a tree surgeon. He is a confident tree surveyor, adept at collecting accurate data and presenting this data in a useful format such as Ezytreev. He has assisted predominantly with the delivery of our tree survey contract with the London Borough of Hackney until late 2016. Whilst working in the London borough of Hackney, Joseph undertook his LANTRA professional tree inspection course.
Joseph undertook a Level 4 qualification in Forestry and Arboriculture in 2016 and completed it in early 2017, which has given him a thorough understanding of pest & disease and disorder identification, tree biomechanics and maintenance, woody vegetation formation and physiology, and principles of tree management, selection, planting and design for amenity and landscape purposes.
Since Joseph has joined Places Services, he has been involved in other projects such as, schools tree surveys, Essex Property Facilities surveys, Country parks, Parish council surveys, highways tree management. Joseph also works with development schemes for both housing and flood alleviation schemes, producing reports in line with British Standard 5837: 2012. Joseph is also regularly involved with consulting on subsidence claims.