Job title: Forestry Manager
Tel: 0131 449 6212
Whilst studying for separate Sports Science and Forestry degrees at the University of Aberdeen, Luke worked as a forestry surveyor and gained a grounding in the forestry industry through that. After graduating Luke worked as a forester for a small firm in Elgin, Moray and gained a wide range of experience in the Forestry Grant Scheme, with a focus on woodland creation. Luke joined D&R in 2019 to broaden his knowledge base and range of forestry skills, and to contribute to the rapidly expanding forestry team.
Outside of work: After many years of playing rugby for various amateur clubs in South Africa and the UK, Luke has now hung up his boots becoming a firm armchair enthusiast. Luke’s interests now mainly involve ocean-based activities such as freediving and surfing.
Key areas of work:
- Long-Term Forest Plans
- Felling licences
- Woodland creation
- Woodland restructuring / restocking design
- Site-based supervision of contractors
Specialises in the following services:
- Forestry & Woodland management
- Woodland surveys
- Tree health surveys and disease identification