Senior Arborist

Mike Daws is a passionate arborist with a genuine love for trees. Mike has a background in tree climbing, previously running a business specialising in tree maintenance, difficult access pruning and habitat creation. A progression to consulting was only natural, building on the strong familiarity with the physiology and behaviour of trees earned through a career of pruning. Mike has a strong eye for assessing tree condition and discerning structural defects. Mike is an expert in Tree Risk Assessment and holds advanced tree risk assessment qualifications under the QTRA framework. Project experience includes Randwick City Council Street Tree Database, Grose River Bridge Project, Infrastructure Upgrades for Blue Mountains City Council and NSW Public School Tree Risk Assessment Program.


  • Arboriculture (AQF level 3)
  • Diploma of Arboriculture (AQF level 5)
  • Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
  • QTRA Qualification – Quantified Tree Risk Assessment
  • Advanced QTRA Qualification – Quantified Tree Risk Assessment
  • RISI Qualification – Rail Industry Safety Induction


  • Professional Member
    Arboriculture Australia (AA)
    Certification Number: 11460
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