Managing Director and Arborist / Tree Surgeon
Ben qualified in Arboriculture from East Durham and Houghall College
Ben has now worked within the industry for 18 years; prior to establishing RTS Ben led a team for highly regarded arboriculture company. Ben established RTS in 2007.
Ben enjoys seeing the team grow in skills and knowledge around him. Ben has mentored and provided training and support to a number of students studying arboriculture and tree surgeons taking NPTC units.
Ben has a passion for high quality tree and pruning work and has worked on a number of trees with high amenity value. Ben is highly skilled in complex tree dismantles.
Ben ensures the smooth day to day running of the company and is always looking for the next area to improve efficiency, running a modern operation. Ben loves to work alongside enthusiastic like-minded people.
Spending time with his wife and 2 children, riding trials (when time allows), breeding Fancy Pigeons (and has been known to show in Europe), stewarding at the Great Yorkshire Show and eating cheese!