Principal Consultant and Managing Director
FRES PDipArb(RFS) FArborA CBiol MSB MICFor MIEEM
Jonathan is a Registered Consultant and Fellow of the Arboricultural Association and sits on its Professional Committee. He has 31 years experience in the arboricultural profession and served for eight years as Senior Arboriculturist with a large local authority before establishing JCA in 1997. He has since developed JCA's portfolio of services and its extensive client base. Jonathan is a Chartered Biologist, a Chartered Arboriculturalist and an Expert Witness with much experience of litigation work.
BSc (Hons) HND Arboriculture
Toby joined JCA in 1998 after graduating in Ecology at the University of Huddersfield and has since graduated in Arboriculture at the University of Lancashire. A former JCA team leader and Consulting Arboriculturist, Toby was promoted to Technical Coordinator and now oversees all office and on-site activities at JCA and is on hand to offer technical support and advice.
FdSc Arb. TechArborA
Andrew joined JCA in 2005 having gained several years experience in tree surgery and landscaping. He is trained in aerial rescue and is JCA's principal first aid person. He is currently working towards a degree in Arboriculture at the University of Lancashire.
Andrew joined JCA having spent 12 years doing tree surgery for various private companies and a Local Authority. He has various NPTC qualifications, is QTRA qualified and is currently studying for his Arboricultural Technicians Certificate.
Toby joined JCA in 2008 after spending 6 years working as a senior climber for various Arboricultural contractors in the East Midlands and the South-West. He recently gained the Level 3 Technicians Certificate in Arboriculture, is QTRA qualified and is a member of the Arboricultural Association at technicians level.
ND (Arboriculture and Forestry)
Scott joined JCA after working with other consultancy companies in the south of England. He specializes in trees in relation to development and holds a National Diploma, various NPTC qualifications and is currently studying for his Level 4 Diploma in Arboriculture.
Phil joined JCA having spent 3 years working for various tree surgery companies and as a Tree Officer for a Local Authority. He also has several years experience working as a consultant both for JCA and for another consultancy. Phil obtained his foundation degree in Arboriculture at the University of Central Lancashire and has various NPTC’s and is LANTRA certified in Professional Tree Inspection.
BSc. (Hons) Fd.BSc. (Arboriculture and Tree Care)
Flora has a degree in Rural Resource Development (specialising in Wildlife and Landscape Conservation). She spent her former career working for a local authority and has a licence for QTRA. In 2012, Flora published an article to enable industry based research for the purpose of gaining Chartered Arboriculturist status.
David has recently joined JCA as our in-house ecologist. He brings with him over 8 years experience in the field of ecological consultancy. David holds a Natural England Licence to disturb and handle bats and is currently undergoing assessment for Chartered Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management (CIEEM) membership.
BSc (Hons) Arboriculture
Michelle has recently joined JCA having previously worked for a Local Authority. She obtained a degree in Arboriculture at the University of Central Lancashire and has various NPTC qualifications. Michelle is seeking to become LANTRA certified in Professional Tree Inspection.
BSc Forestry FArborA
Raphael covers the London area for JCA. He ran his own Arboricultural businesses since 1972 and is experienced in tree surveys for development, safety and subsidence purposes, and is an Expert Witness.
Dip Arb (RFS) FArborA MRAC
Graham covers the Midlands for JCA. He ran his own arboricultural business from 1980 before gaining his Diploma in 1992 and is a Fellow of the Arboricultural Association.
MSc Forestry and Environmental Sciences
Simona achieved her Msc in Forestry and Environmental Sciences at the University of Turin, Italy in 1996. She has recently joined JCA after several years in forest, crops and tree care in Italy as a professional.