Tilhill Forestry’s South East England Team Strengthens Further

Tilhill Forestry is delighted to welcome two new team members to the South East England Forestry and Landscaping team.

Working from Tilhill Forestry’s Groombridge Offices is Brian Hawtin CMLI BA(Hons) MCIHort. Brian is a Chartered Landscape Architect whose extensive experience covers landscape design, project management, landscape maintenance and construction across the landscape spectrum.

Previously, Brian has designed and constructed an impressive range of landscape schemes, lectured on the Garden Design and Landscape Architecture Degree Pathways at Hadlow College and has project-managed gardens on the ITV garden series ‘Love Your Garden’ with Alan Titchmarsh. You can catch him on ‘Love Your Garden’ Newark episode – airing Tuesday 31st July.

He has achieved a number of awards working as an integral part of the team at various organisations, including RHS Gold Medals and ‘Best In’ Category awards, BALI National Landscape Awards and an APL Supreme Award.

As Landscape Contracts Manager he will help to manage Tilhill’s expanding portfolio of landscape projects.

Brian says “I am really excited about joining Tilhill and look forward to helping expand the portfolio of landscape contracts we undertake. I have been enthused by the welcome and positivity of the team and cannot wait to get started.”

Rob Coltman – A new Forest Manager

The team also welcome Rob Coltman BSc (Hons) who attended Plumpton College and the National School of Forestry subsequently graduating with a BSc (Hons) in forestry in 2018. Rob successfully applied to join Tilhill Forestry via the company’s Graduate Scheme.

Rob previously worked in education as a Forest School practitioner and is glad to be continuing to work amongst trees and with such a strong team. He is keen to put into practice the knowledge and skills developed during his studies, and build them further with Tilhill into the future.

Rob said “My role at Tilhill Forestry will involve training to become a successful forest manager. I look forward to experiencing the diversity of woodland types and forest management techniques used across the Southern England district and play a part in influencing them positively.”