Meet the team

Dominic Scanlon – Director
MICFor, F.Arbor.A, CEnv


Dominic spent 10 years working in local government planning departments at Teignbridge District Council and Exeter City Council.  He was responsible for protected trees, planning advice, appraising landscaping schemes, and tree inspections on Council owned land.  Dominic’s experience gives him a valuable insight into planning, protected tree legislation and LPA processes. He progressed into the private sector in 2004, running a consultancy department for a tree surgery company.  Dom became a Fellow of the Arboricultural Association in 2005, a Chartered Environmentalist in 2008 and an ICF Registered Consultant in 2015.  Dom is a Senior Arboricultural Consultant and the Director of Aspect Tree Consultancy. 


James Greig

James has over 20 years’ experience both in the climbing side of arboricultural- climbing in the UK, Europe, and Australisa – and since hanging up his harness and joining Aspect 2 years ago has converted to the consultancy side. James’ subjects of interest are carrying out Tree Risk Assessments, managing multiple national contracts, and the management and preservation of Ancient Trees and Woodlands.

James studied for the Tech Cert in 2007, and in September 2019 is continuing his professional development and starting his Level 6 Professional diploma in Arboriculture. Alongside his formal qualifications James is exceptionally skilled at tree identification, and also holds a number of supplementary qualifications in the fields of bats relationship to arboriculture, Trees and the law, New Pests and Diseases, and Fungi recognition and response.

Richard Fletcher

Richard holds a Foundation degree in Arboriculture and is a Professional member of the Arboricultural Association – and also holds the LANTRA Professional Tree Inspection certificate.   Richard’s experience includes five years as an inner London Tree Officer, dealing with all aspects of planning matters in relation to trees.  Richard also has local authority experience in Surrey (where he lead a review of TPOs) and more recently in Torbay as their Senior Arboricultural Officer.

Gill Brownlie