Andy studied forestry at Aberdeen University and graduated in 1991. He joined Abbey Forestry the same year, having worked as a contractor for the firm since 1985, and became a partner in 2000. He achieved promotion to Chartered Forester status in 1996.
Andy is currently the Chairman of the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) Herefordshire Division and sits on the Countryside Landowners Association (CLA) Worcester & Woodland National, Confederation of Forest Industries (CONFOR) Marches and the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) Worcestershire Division Committees.
Ben graduated from Harper Adams in 2001, having studied agriculture, before working on several mixed estates and for the Forestry Commission. Ben studied forestry by distance learning and graduated from Newton Rigg in 2013, when he also joined Abbey Forestry.
He is currently studying for his professional membership of the Institue of Chartered Foresters (ICF) and is the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) Worcestershire Committee secretary. Ben is also a member of the Local Action Group (LAG) for the Worcestershire LEADER programme.
Will began his studies at Myerscough College with a National Diploma in Arboriculture and Forestry, graduating in 2007. Seeking to further his knowledge he undertook a degree in Conservation Forest Ecosystems at the University of Wales Bangor graduating with honours in 2010. A career as a self-employed arborist swiftly followed, along with securing several roles within the forestry and conservation land management sectors.
He joined Abbey Forestry in January 2016 and is currently working towards his ICF professional membership.
Lucas graduated from Bangor University with an honours degree in Forestry in 2010, which included a year studying at the University of British Columbia, Canada.
Prior to joining Abbey Forestry in 2017 he gained practical experience of the forestry industry in Canada, working for a commercial silvicultural contracting firm. Lucas then returned to his home county of Herefordshire, rediscovering a passion for silviculture in lowland woodlands and leading a small contracting team.
Tom studied forestry at Aberdeen University and graduated in 1975. After working in Malawi and Scotland he joined Abbey Forestry in 1987 and became a partner in 1995. He became a Chartered Forester in 1982.
Andrew studied at Bangor University, graduating with a joint degree in Forestry and Economics in 1970.
He joined Abbey Forestry in 1974, working as senior partner between 2000 and 2014.
With over 40 years of experience in all aspects of forestry, Andrew actively manages woodland estates on behalf of long-term clients and now serves as President of the Royal Forestry Society.
Tracy keeps the office working smoothly, we don’t know where we’d be without her! She has been a integral part of the Abbey Forestry Team since 2000.
Julie has worked for the company on a part time basis since 2001. Working alongside Tracy, she takes care of office administration.
English Springer Spaniel. Andy's four-legged friend.
Senior Partner's Dog