AWA Tree Consultants was formed in 2012 by Adam Winson, Chartered Arboriculturist. Since then we have quickly grown to become a leading arboricultural consultancy with a reputation for providing high quality, fast and cost-effective arboricultural advice.
Based in Sheffield, our centrally located headquarters gives easy access to most of England and we regularly travel across the country.
We have a detailed understanding not just of trees, but how they fit in planning policy, the legislative framework and other key factors that influence how trees impact people and the built environment.
We have a dedicated, friendly and experienced team, committed to assisting you with your project.
Mr. Adam Winson
Chartered Arboriculturist, MSc, BSc (Hons), ND, MICFor, MArborA, ACIEEM, QTRA Registered
Adam is the company Director and Principle Consultant. He has a mix of the highest level academic qualifications and relevant work experience. He has worked within the tree care profession for over 20 years, and was awarded an MSc in Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, with distinction and the ICF top student award.
Adam is a Chartered Arboriculturist and a Registered Consultant with the Institute of Chartered Foresters, a Professional Member of the Arboricultural Association and has original research published by the UK Forestry Commission. His work ranges from individual expert tree inspections to managing trees on major multimillion pound housing developments and infrastructure projects. His work often involves trees with preservation orders or litigation, and he has appeared as a tree expert, at planning appeal hearings up to the Crown Court.
Mr. James Brown
BSc (Hons) Arboriculture. Tech.Arbor.A
James has a BSc (Hons) in Arboriculture, attaining first class honours, as well as being awarded the Institute of Chartered Forester’s Student award. James joined AWA after working in Europe’s largest tree nursery and Local Authority tree officer work, for Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council. He is a Technician Member of the Arboricultural Association and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Foresters, working towards becoming a Chartered Arboriculturist. His main work consists of tree surveys for development projects, involving tree inspections, the preparation of Tree Reports, Arboricultural Impact Assessments and Tree Protection Schemes to BS 5837:2012.
Mr. Dave Farmer
FdSc (Arb).Tech.Arbor.A. PTI - Professional Tree Inspection (Lantra)
Dave has a Foundation Degree in Arboriculture with Distinction, and is qualified in Professional Tree Inspection (Lantra). He joined AWA Tree Consultants after many years of experience within the tree care profession, including managing teams of arborists and lecturing in arboriculture at one of the leading land-based colleges in the UK. He is an Associate Member of the Arboricultural Association and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Foresters. His work focuses on undertaking BS5837:2012 tree surveys for development projects, tree risk assessments, identifying and diagnosing potential tree problems, and recommending appropriate treatments and work programmes.