Women in Forestry: Lamorna Richards

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we interviewed a number of our female members who are excelling in our profession. Lamorna Richards is a student of Forestry at Bangor University. Why did you choose to study forestry? I chose to study forestry as I love the outdoors and forestry is a great mix […]

Women in Forestry: Shona Smyth

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we interviewed a number of our female members who are excelling in our profession. Shona Smyth is a Harvesting Contracts Manager at Tilhill Forestry in Wales. What do you love most about your job? The people. Forestry has an almost community feel. Being a small industry everyone […]

Women in Forestry: Rachel Chamberlain FICFor

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we interviewed a number of our female members who are excelling in our profession. Rachel Chamberlain FICFor is a Forest Planning Team Leader at Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru / Natural Resources Wales. What do you love most about your job? In these days of environmental awareness, working in […]

Women in Forestry: Penny Oliver

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we interviewed a number of our female members who are excelling in our profession. Penny Oliver is National Team Manager in the Sustainable Forest Management department at the Forestry Commission. What do you love most about your job? The people and the forests – I have been […]

Women in Forestry: Lucy Pitt MICFor

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we interviewed a number of our female members who are excelling in our profession. Lucy Pitt MICFor is a Senior Officer of Forest Operations at Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru / Natural Resources Wales. What do you love most about your job? I love the variety my job brings. […]

Women in Arboriculture: Tracy Clarke MICFor

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we interviewed a number of our female members who are excelling in our profession. Tracy Clarke MICFor is Director of Tracy Clarke Tree Consultancy Ltd. Why did you choose a career in arboriculture? A friend of mine was studying Arboriculture at Merrist Wood, and I had never […]

Women in Forestry: Llinos Roberts

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we interviewed a number of our female members who are excelling in our profession. Llinos Roberts is a Woodland Programme Advisor at Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru / Natural Resources Wales. What do you love most about your job? What I love most about my job is that every […]

Women in Arboriculture: Sharon Durdant-Hollamby FICFor

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we interviewed a number of our female members who are excelling in our profession. Sharon Durdant-Hollamby FICFor is the Institute’s Vice President and Director of Sharon Hosegood Associates Ltd. Why did you choose to pursue a career in arboriculture? To make a difference and be an advocate […]

Women in Forestry: Caroline Riches MICFor

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we interviewed a number of our female members who are excelling in our profession. Caroline Riches MICFor is a Senior Officer of Forest Operations at Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru / Natural Resources Wales. What do you love most about your job? As a Forest Resource Planner, I compile […]

Women in Forestry: Dr Eve Over MICFor

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we interviewed a number of our female members who are excelling in our profession. Dr Eve Over MICFor is Lead Specialist Advisor in the Land Management and EU Exit (Forestry) department at Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru / Natural Resources Wales. What do you love most about your job? […]

Women in Forestry: Jean Nairn

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we interviewed a number of our female members who are excelling in our profession. Jean Nairn is a Technical Support Manager at Scottish Woodlands. What do you love most about your job? Trees!  The opportunity to work with a variety of people, and to be in the […]

Women in Arboriculture: Lesley Adams FICFor

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, we interviewed a number of our female members who are excelling in our profession. Lesley Adams FICFor is the Director of Symbiosis Consulting. Why did you choose a career in arboriculture? When I left school, I wasn’t aware of courses in conservation and didn’t have an appetite […]