About Hugo Loudon, the founder and director of Heritage Tree Services Ltd, and boasting our qualifications within the company.
AN OVERVIEW OF OUR STAFF BASE
Hugo LoudonHugo’s passion for tree planting and related design is deep rooted and relates to his extensive career that started with forestry with his grandfather as a teenager in Holland. Having found a vocation at an early career stage, he continued by following a successful intensive Arboricultural Profession as an advanced tree climber, multi discipline project manager, tree relocation expert and eventually Consultant. Currently leading a team of 15, he leads the consulting and design teams and now surveys and reports on tree health and safety, pre and post development planning and of course designing of tree schemes.
Qualifications held by different Consultants within Heritage Tree Services include FArborA, Dip Arb (RFS), Cert Arb (RFS), along with a wealth of experience. We are committed to continued career development and devote funds to regular training courses and information so as to keep our highly informed status within the industry.
All staff are carefully vetted through an interview and, eventually, induction where they meet high standards. We require that staff are qualified to NPTC Standard (City & Guilds), specifically units that satisfy the Health and Safety Executive of competent and safe working practices. We are committed to continued career development and devote funds to regular training courses and information so as to keep our highly informed status within the industry.
Hugo discussing management of Ancient/Veteran Plane tree planted in 1674 by Bishop Gunning in grounds of Kings, Ely overlooking the Cathedral. October 2016.
Hugo with St Nicholas' Yew around 1,400 years old in Oxfordshire. Christmas 2016.