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Mike Ellison (Senior Partner)

Since forming Cheshire Woodlands in 1988, Mike Ellison has developed an international reputation as a leader in the field of tree safety management. Having published the peer reviewed 'Quantified Tree Risk Assessment' method in 2005, Mike has trained more than 1100 arborists and tree managers in its application and has spoken on the topic at conferences internationally.

In 2004, Mike was made honourary life member of the International Society of Arboriculture UK & Ireland Chapter for his contribution to the field of tree risk assessment and in 2006 was presented with the Arboricultural Associations annual award for services to arboriculture.

Mike's current focus is on tree safety management but his expertise extends across a wide range of tree management specialisms and he has provided expert evidence in both the criminal and civil courts.