Our Purpose

To serve members and society to promote and deliver the sustainable management of trees and woodlands throughout the UK.

Our Vision

Chartered status is the goal for all professional foresters and arboriculturists in the UK so that our standards are the key demand from industry with members sought after for their advice and expertise.

Our Values

Integrity, excellence, collaboration, sustainability and transparency form the basis on which we operate and underpin our strategic objectives.

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A brief history of the Institute of Chartered Foresters The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) was founded in 1925 as the Society of Foresters of Great Britain.It became the Institute of Foresters in 1974 and was incorporated by Royal Charter…

Our staff Discover the people behind the Institute’s management, membership and marketing activities. Meet the team Governance Discover the people sitting on the Institute’s committees. Meet the Council Find out more about us Our Purpose Read our current Strategic Plan…

The Institute is made up of 2,000 members from across the UK and beyond. The Institute maintains a public register of our members and our online search facility allows you to verify an individual’s membership status. It does not provide…

North Scotland ChairClaire Wightman MICForSecretaryLuke Wilson South Scotland ChairNeil McKay MICForSecretaryTom Black MICFor North England ChairMartin Glynn FICFor CEnvSecretaryBillie-Jo Blackett MICFor Midlands ChairAndrew Powers MICForSecretaryCharles Robinson MICFor East England ChairRobert GreenSecretaryBen Hogben MICFor South East England ChairAlison Field FICForSecretaryGuy Stephens…

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