Ed Cole




PTI, National Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture

Professional Memberships
  • Technical Member of the Arboricultural Association

Edward began work as an Arborist carrying out both commercial and domestic tree surgery work for over five years before moving into the consultancy sector in 2013.

With nearly 10 years of consultancy experience Edward is considered highly experienced in the field of planning and development in respect of trees and regularly carries out tree surveys and produces Arboricultural Assessments (AIA) and Arboricultural Method Statements (AMS) in accordance with British Standard 5837 (2012). He has worked on a wide range of residential and commercial schemes, to validate and support planning applications and discharge tree related planning conditions.

As a Lantra qualified Professional Tree Inspector and VALID Tree Risk Benefit Assessment and Management accredited validator, Edward is also experienced in tree hazard assessment and risk management undertaking tree condition surveys and producing management reports for Universities and landowners responsible for trees, to meet their legal duty of care and ensure good tree management.