Rick spent his student years studying Horticulture at Kings Park and Botanic Gardens in Perth [Australia] before moving to the UK where he undertook Tree Surgery/Arborist studies at Merrist Wood College. Rick was a founding director and manager of a leading and highly credentialed Arboricultural business in Australia for 18 years specializing in large scale tree transplanting operations and Arboricultural Consultancy Services. Rick brings to the company over 35 years of Arboricultural experience, knowledge and passion. He is dedicated to assisting the development of the ‘tree care industry’ in a long lasting Arbor ‘Culture’ in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region.
Ricks current local responsibilities in his role as Principal Consultant [or by his own-self obligation] include:
- Principle Consultant/ Director: ArborCulture Pte Ltd
- Committee Member: Ngee Ann Polytechnic – Landscape Design & Horticultural Advisory Committee [LDHAC]
- Professional Member: International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
- Committee Member: International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certifications Test Committee
- Corporate Member: Landscape Industries Association Singapore (LIAS)