About Us

Darren Hood FdSc MArborA - Director

Darren has over 13 years’ experience working within arboricultural consultancy where he has provided specialist arboriculture support and advice to a wide client group. Over the course of his career he has worked on projects for local government, housing, transport, water and power providing surveys and associated reporting. Prior to this he worked on the practical side of the industry and gained 10 years’ experience working within arboricultural contracting, on both commercial contracts and for domestic clients across London and the South East of England. 

In addition Darren is an experienced arboricultural climber and has unertaken surveys at height to assess for potentual bat roost features and holds a Natural England Class Licence CL08 (Great Crested Newt Survey Level 1). He is also experienced in undertaking bat surveys and other ecological field work including hedgerow surveys.

Darren is a Professional member of the Arboricultural Association and Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Foresters.