Director Senior Arborist GIS Analyst

Phil Witten is the Director and Principal Arborist at Tree Survey. He commenced work in the arboriculture industry in early 2010, progressing from a variety of hands-on roles, before moving on to consulting. Phil has used his extensive experience and education to develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of how to successfully survey, assess and manage large tree populations. Phil has developed a reputation for delivering complex projects within strict timeframes. His reliability and dedication to all the projects he has been involved in has been the foundation for the growth and success of Tree Survey with customer service and satisfaction an important priority. One of the greatest benefits of working as a consulting arborist is the variety of projects with differing landscapes we experience. Phil has worked in many of the most beautiful parts of Australia, including the Heritage Listed Royal National Park, Monga National Park, Blue Mountains National Park and Kosciusko National Park.


  • Arboriculture (AQF level 2)
  • Arboriculture (AQF level 3)
  • Diploma of Arboriculture (AQF level 5)
  • Registered Consulting Arborist No. 2458
  • ArcGIS (Environmental Management)
  • iTree Masterclass
  • QTRA Qualification – Quantified Tree Risk Assessment
  • Advanced QTRA Qualification – Quantified Tree Risk Assessment
  • TRAQ Qualification – Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
  • RISI Qualification – Rail Industry Safety Induction
  • ARTC Qualification – Australian Rail Track Corporation
  • ACS Qualification – Assess Corridor Safety


  • Professional Member
    International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
    Certification Number: 246522
  • Professional Member
    Arboriculture Australia (AA)
    Certification Number: 2458
  • Society for Risk Analysis Australia and New Zealand (SRA-ANZ)

Currently studying

  • AQF Level VIII in Arboriculture (Graduate Certificate)

Our Mission

To maintain a presence as an industry leaders through:


Delivering our projects on time, everytime.


Efficient use of resources for cost-effective solutions.


Producing the optimal outcome in everything we do.

Core Values


We fundamentally value the safety of ourselves and others affected by our operations and services.


We value the power of collaboration and diversity to achieve creative and innovative solutions.


We respect all individuals to promote a professional and friendly working environment.


We work to the highest professional and ethical standards in order to establish a trusting, open, honest and responsible work relationship with all members of project teams.


We deliver high quality projects by prioritising customer service and satisfaction.

What sets us apart?

We combine our comprehensive skills in arboriculture and expertise in geographic information systems (GIS) for a precise, reliable and streamlined tree assessment process. Our specialist team produce the highest quality of arborist reports utlising ArcGIS software for detailed, accurate maps and drawings. This provides our clients with organised, well-presented information and easy to understand technical reports.

Our primary objective is to complete and submit our reports on time, within budget and to the highest standard of accuracy. The growth of our business is based on referrals and repeat clients because we deliver quality outcomes our clients can rely on.

We deliver what we promise – and we’re great at what we do.

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