Hailing from the UK, Luke’s first job in the arboriculture industry was with ‘1st Call Tree Clearance’ in Surrey. Learning skills in both commercial and domestic areas, Luke worked towards becoming fully qualified through through City and Guilds national proficiency tests council (NPTC). After being promoted to foreman he ran domestic and commercial projects on both short and long term scale.
Luke came to New Zealand in 2008 working for several companies as a climbing arborist and manager. Luke’s recently spent four years with ‘Tree King’, conducting staff training and business development. During this time, Luke also gained his NZQA National Certificate in Arboriculture (Level 4 – Advanced) as well as furthering his knowledge of the New Zealand Arboriculture industry.
Then, deciding to strike out on his own, Luke founded Arbcon Limited in 2014. From the tallest tree to the steepest hill, Arbcon will can prune, shape and fell any tree.