Our Trustees

Stewart Wardrop, Chief Executive, The Arboricultural Association

Chief Executive

Stewart Wardrop

Stewart joined the Association in October 2016 having previously managed a large member owned association for the previous 5 years. With an engineering and technical background Stewart has managed and grown a range of manufacturing businesses both in the UK and overseas.

Jaime Bray, Chairman of the Arboricultural Association

Chairman

Jaime Bray

Elected as Chairman in September 2018 and previously Vice Chair in September 2016 Jaime is also Chairman of the Register of Tree Work Operatives.

Ian Murat, Vice Chairman of the Arboricultural Association

The Vice Chairman

Ian Murat

Laurence Vine-Chatterton, Treasurer of the Arboricultural Association

Co-opted Treasurer

Laurence Vine-Chatterton
Chartered Accountant

Laurence joined the Board in 2013 and was re-elected in September 2015. With a degree in Geography and trained as a chartered accountant, Laurence has substantial international experience in the commercial sector in finance and general management. He is also currently a non – executive director of an NHS Foundation Trust.

Our Board members

Michael Sankus

Michael Sankus

Alastair Durkin

Alastair Durkin
Board Representative for Media and Communications Committee

Ian Murat

Ian Murat

Simon Holmes

Simon Holmes
Chair of Professional Committee

Jenny Long

Jenny Long

Michelle Ryan

Michelle Ryan

Navin Sehmi

Navin Sehmi

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