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Meet the Team

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Luke Cabrol
Director

National Certificate in Arboriculture (Level 4 – Advanced)

Workplace assessor in Arboriculture

In 2017 Luke became the proud owner of Tree King, where he had earlier spent four years working, helping to conduct staff training and being involved in some of the early business development. Tree King has become one of the leaders in arboriculture on the North Shore of Auckland City.  Luke, with the help and support from his team, strive to create an excellent work culture and customer experience.

Outside of Tree King Luke’s passions include motorsport, where he competes in motorcycle racing on and off-road, and music.

Jonathan Hetrick
Quote Manager

National Certificate in Arboriculture Level 3

Jonathan has over 8 years experience in the arb industry.  John is one of our quote managers based in Auckland.  He has spent the majority of his career maintaining high-end properties across Auckland, including the likes of Government House.

His great attention to detail and high standard of work are a great asset to Tree King, and set the bar for all team members to meet.

Andrew Campbell
Quote Manager

National Certificate in Arboriculture Level 3 qualified

National Certificate in Arboriculture Level 4 apprentice

Andrew has over 8 years experience in the arb industry.  He is passionate about his work and expects an extremely high standard of work from all his crew.  Andrew is one of our quote managers based in Auckland.

Andrew is also involved in the day to day co-ordination of our crew: organising equipment, managing staff and monitoring our maintenance programmes.

Marvin Egan

Lead Climber

 

National Certificate in Arboriculture Level 3 qualified

National Certificate in Arboriculture Level 4 apprentice

Marvin has been with us since 2017 since leaving school.  He has worked hard at his apprenticeship and progressed to become one of our lead climbers.  Marvin has great skills in a tree especially with pruning and shaping.  In his spare time he enjoys writing music and spending time with his family.

John Walker
Arborist

National Certificate in Arboriculture Level 3 qualified

John has over 9 years experience and currently holds his Level 3 and is working towards his Level 4.

He is incredibly patient and hardworking, is passionate about tree preservation and has been a great asset and addition to the Tree King team.

Jack MacGeorge
Trainee Arborist

National Certificate in Arboriculture
(Level 3 Apprentice)

Jack is currently working towards his level 3 Certificate in Arboriculture, he has 2 years experience as groundsman and as an entry level climber.

He is a great addition to the team and all rounder on the ground and a great team player. He loves the graft with the team here at Tree King,  and thinks the climbing is pretty awesome also.

Ryan Ashby
Trainee Arborist

National Certificate in Arboriculture
(Level 3 Apprentice)

Ryan is currently working towards his level 3 Certificate in Arboriculture. He started his Arb career with Tree King and currently has 1 year experience as groundsman and as a entry level climber. 

We love having Ryan as part of the team, he is mechanically minding and hardworking. Ryan’s favourite aspect about the job is climbing trees and working with all the toys.

Nicky Gibbs

Business Admin Manager 

NZIM Diploma in Management

Nicky returns to us after a 4-year hiatus in the timber industry and currently the person at the other end of the 0800 number. 

Nicky is our Business Admin Manager with a varied background in different industries, giving her the ability to understand the different requirements of customers. 

Nicky is able to answer the majority of your queries with her sound knowledge of tree services and is always looking to improve processes for our customers and the business.

Cherise Fenner
Office & Marketing Manager

Cherise comes from a management background in childcare and event production. Working in these industries has equipped her to be well versed in the art of communication, and enables her to provide exceptional customer service. Her highly refined organisational skills ensure that our operations run smoothly and efficiently.

 

Cherise is currently studying digital marketing and is the driving force behind all our advertising and community projects.

Alistair Mckay
Trainee arborist- Warkworth depot

National Certificate in Arboriculture
(Level 3 Apprentice)

Alistair joined us in early 2020 from a background in stage rigging and events.  His interest in the outdoors brought him to arboriculture after completing a 3 month internship on forest gardening and nursery production at the Koanga Institute in Hawkes Bay.  Alistair also worked previously at the Sculptureum in Matakana as the operations manager of the gardening team.  Alistair is based in Warkworth and knows the area wll.  You can be sure that you will get great reliable service from him and the rest of the Warkworth team.

James Isaacs
Warkworth Regional Manager 

National Certificate in Arboriculture
Level 4

Workplace assessor in Arboriculture

Bachelor of Business Studies

James is a qualified arborist with over 15 years experience in the industry.  He lives in Warkworth and enjoys working locally in the community.  He is in charge of the day to day running of our Warkworth branch.  James also runs our heavy machinery such as the Terex scrub mulcher and grapple digger.  James is not afraid to get his hands dirty and you will often find him getting stuck in working alongside the crew on your job.

James is a registered workplace assessor in arboriculture, carries out staff training, and contributes to the development of our business and people processes. 

Aside from his role at Tree King he is presently completing a Master of Business Studies at Massey University with the goal of helping to create better workplaces. His current research project focuses on barriers to retention and drivers toward small business ownership in New Zealand’s arboriculture industry.

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Luke Cabrol, Director

National Certificate in Arboriculture
(Level 4 – Advanced)

Workplace assessor in Arboriculture

In 2017 Luke became the proud owner of Tree King, where he had earlier spent four years working, helping to conduct staff training and being involved in some of the early business development. Tree King has become one of the leaders in arboriculture on the North Shore of Auckland City. Luke, with the help and support from his team, strive to create an excellent work culture and customer experience.

Outside of Tree King Luke’s passions include motorsport, where he competes in motorcycle racing on and off-road, and music.

Jonathan Hetrick, Quote Manager

National Certificate in Arboriculture
Level 3

Jonathan has over 8 years experience in the arb industry. John is one of our quote managers based in Auckland. He has spent the majority of his career maintaining high-end properties across Auckland, including the likes of Government House.

His great attention to detail and high standard of work are a great asset to Tree King, and set the bar for all team members to meet.

Andrew Campbell, Quote Manager

National Certificate in Arboriculture
Level 3 qualified

National Certificate in Arboriculture
Level 4 apprentice

Andrew has over 8 years experience in the arb industry.  He is passionate about his work and expects an extremely high standard of work from all his crew.  Andrew is one of our quote managers based in Auckland.

Andrew is also involved in the day to day co-ordination of our crew: organising equipment, managing staff and monitoring our maintenance programmes.

Marvin Egan, Lead Climber

National Certificate in Arboriculture
Level 3 qualified

National Certificate in Arboriculture
Level 4 apprentice

Marvin has been with us since 2017 since leaving school. He has worked hard at his apprenticeship and progressed to become one of our lead climbers. Marvin has great skills in a tree especially with pruning and shaping. In his spare time he enjoys writing music and spending time with his family.

Alistair Mckay, Trainee Arborist

National Certificate in Arboriculture
(Level 3 Apprentice)

Alistair joined us in early 2020 from a background in stage rigging and events.  His interest in the outdoors brought him to arboriculture after completing a 3 month internship on forest gardening and nursery production at the Koanga Institute in Hawkes Bay.  Alistair also worked previously at the Sculptureum in Matakana as the operations manager of the gardening team.  Alistair is based in Warkworth and knows the area wll.  You can be sure that you will get great reliable service from him and the rest of the Warkworth team.

James Isaacs, Warkworth Manager

National Certificate in Arboriculture
Level 4

Workplace assessor in Arboriculture

Bachelor of Business Studies

James is a qualified arborist with over 15 years experience in the industry. He lives in Warkworth and enjoys working locally in the community. He is in charge of the day to day running of our Warkworth branch. James also runs our heavy machinery such as the Terex scrub mulcher and grapple digger. James is not afraid to get his hands dirty and you will often find him getting stuck in working alongside the crew on your job.

James is a registered workplace assessor in arboriculture, carries out staff training, and contributes to the development of our business and people processes.

John Walker, Arborist

National Certificate in Arboriculture
Level 3 qualified

John has over 9 years experience and currently holds his Level 3 and is working towards his Level 4.

He is incredibly patient and hardworking, is passionate about tree preservation and has been a great asset and addition to the Tree King team.

Jack MacGeorge, Trainee Arborist

National Certificate in Arboriculture
(Level 3 Apprentice)

Jack is currently working towards his level 3 Certificate in Arboriculture, he has 2 years experience as groundsman and as an entry level climber.

He is a great addition to the team and all rounder on the ground and a great team player. He loves the graft with the team here at Tree King,  and thinks the climbing is pretty awesome also. 

Ryan Ashby, Trainee Arborist

National Certificate in Arboriculture
(Level 3 Apprentice)

Ryan is currently working towards his level 3 Certificate in Arboriculture. He started his Arb career with Tree King and currently has 1 year experience as groundsman and as a entry level climber. 

We love having Ryan as part of the team, he is mechanically minding and hardworking. Ryan’s favourite aspect about the job is climbing trees and working with all the toys. 

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Nicky Gibbs, Business Admin Manager

Nicky returns to us after a 4-year hiatus in the timber industry and currently the person at the other end of the 0800 number. 

Nicky is our Business Admin Manager with a varied background in different industries, giving her the ability to understand the different requirements of customers. 

Nicky is able to answer the majority of your queries with her sound knowledge of tree services and is always looking to improve processes for our customers and the business.

Cherise Fenner, Office & Marketing Manager

Cherise comes from a management background in childcare and event production. Working in these industries has equipped her to be well versed in the art of communication, and enables her to provide exceptional customer service. Her highly refined organisational skills ensure that our operations run smoothly and efficiently.

Cherise is currently studying digital marketing and is the driving force behind all our advertising and community projects.

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