Team


Team 1

Mitch Davenport

Apprentice Arborist

The youngest member of our crew, Mitch joined Tree FX in May 2022, with his can do attitude and enthusiasm for adventure. Prior to Tree FX he tried his hand as an apprentice bricklayer. Something new and different every day. He is quickly gaining the skills he will need to become an excellent arborist. Mitch … Read more

Team 2

Harry Mills

Climbing Arborist

Cert III in Arboriculture. Harry joined the Tree FX team in March 2020, as his first full-time gig. Harry enjoys that he can keep fit while working outdoors, and that no two days are the same. In his spare time he likes camping and riding his motorbike. His favourite tree is Eucalyptus caesia (Silver Princess).

Team 3

James Manly

Climbing Arborist

Cert III in Arboriculture. James joined Tree FX in November 2021, bringing with him his background in Horticulture. He enjoys working outdoors and having the opportunity to learn about ecosystems. His favourite tree is Seqouia semperviren, know as a Coastal redwood or California redwood.

Team 4

Russell Shepherd

Operations Manager / Climbing Arborist

Qualifications Diploma Horticulture (Arboriculture) Diploma Vocational Education & Training Certificate IV Training and assessment Membership International Society Of Arboriculture Member Arboriculture Australia Member Victorian Tree Industry Organisation (VTIO) Committee Member Russell brings with him over 20 years in the industry covering all aspects of tree care. He is a diploma qualified arborist and is passionate … Read more

Team 5

Matt Grant

Team Leader/Climbing Arborist

Cert III in Arboriculture. Matt joined TreeFX in May 2021 looking for a change in career, coming from a background in Dentistry, with his leadership skills and tenacity he has quickly become a great asset to the company. Matt is always up for a chat and a lot of Banter. Matt is passionate about improving … Read more

Team 6

James Hippisley

Team Leader/Climbing Arborist

Cert III in Arboriculture. James joined Tree FX in December 2021, coming from a background of various manual jobs. With his quiet nature and can-do attitude he quickly became a valued team member. He likes the fact that it’s not your average 9-5 job. Everyday presents new challenges, and every tree is different. His favourite … Read more

Team 7

Megan Whitworth

Office Administator

Megan is our newest member to the office staff, starting in May 2022.  Bringing with her over 30 years of experience in all avenues of administration. With a background in Retail, Corporate, Medical administration as well as working at the spring carnival for 20 years. With her most recent experience working at a wholesale tree … Read more

Team 8

Josh McLeod

Estimator / Climbing Arborist

Certificate III in Arboriculture Josh started in the industry working for a specialist crew predominately working on large trees in the Dandenong Ranges, as well as in some spectacular private gardens. He made the jump to a company with council contracts in parks and street tree management. Before starting with Tree FX, he had the … Read more

Team 9

Kim Foreman

Office Manager

Kim brings a wealth of experience having worked for her previous employer within the electrical and engineering industry for over 23 years! She held many different roles within the Marketing Department. Her most recent role was predominately working as an Executive Assistant and organising and running large international and local corporate events. Kim brings with … Read more

Team 10

Caryn Williams

Accounts & Admin

Caryn returned from maternity leave in March 2021 to support the busy Tree FX Office in a part-time capacity, having previously held the Office Manager position Tree FX. For many years Caryn project managed large scale corporate events nationally, so she has extensive experience in customer service, administration, scheduling, problem solving and multitasking – meaning … Read more