Monthly Themes

Every month Tilhill will be bringing you a new theme focusing around the value that we bring to the forestry and harvesting industry.

We hope you find all our information useful and interesting.

 

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30 January 2019

Q & A with Assistant Wildlife Manager Simon Blagg

Growing Our people: An interview with Simon Blagg, Tilhill Forestry Assistant Wildlife Manager in the Central Borders "Tilhill Forestry is a company that I was familiar with and I knew would provide me with a great start in the industry as a graduate, and provide me with a great platform to...

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29 January 2019

Q & A with Harvesting Regional Manager Iwan Williams

Growing Our People: An interview with Iwan Williams, Harvesting Regional Manager for the Southern region. "The support within the company is second to none with the wide range of experience we have from graduates to Directors." What is your job role within Tilhill Forestry? I am Harvesting Regional Manager for the Southern...

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28 January 2019

Q & A with Senior Forest Manager Graham Preece

Growing Our People: An interview with Graham Preece, Senior Forest Manager in Southern England. "The company places a great deal of emphasis on management training and the development of softer skills" What is your job role within Tilhill Forestry? I work as a Senior Forest Manager in South West England.  As a Senior...

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27 January 2019

Q & A with Assistant Forest Manager Graduate Heather Fraser

An interview with Heather Fraser, Assistant Forest Manager in Central Scotland.  "Tilhill Forestry takes its employees’ personal development seriously" What is your job role within Tilhill Forestry? I am a Graduate Assistant Forest Manager on the graduate training programme with Tilhill Forestry. What do you do?  Tell us about your typical day? All...

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27 January 2019

Q & A with District Manager Robert Herbert

Growing Our People An interview with Robert Herbert, District Manager in South West Scotland.   "We have 27 staff working out of my District office, their health and safety is my key priority as is their development and job satisfaction."   What do you do? Tell us about your typical day? My key responsibility is to...

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25 January 2019

Q & A with West Highland Forest Manager Bryan Pearce.

"...at no point in school was forestry mentioned as a job let alone a career, otherwise I may have found this career that I enjoy so much a lot sooner."   What do you do? Tell us about your typical day?  At present I am spending a lot of time...

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24 January 2019

Q & A with Forest Manager Sam Brown

Growing Our People Q & A with Tilhill Forestry Forest Manager Sam Brown. "One thing we should not underestimate is the public perception of forestry in a world which seems to be becoming more environmentally aware." What is your job role within Tilhill Forestry? I am a Forest Manager based in Wales.  I...

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18 January 2019

Tilhill Forestry’s Professionalism Steps up Further

Growing Our People: Tilhill Forestry is proud to announce the news that another six members of staff have gained their Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) Professional Member’s status. Tilhill Forestry supports the Institute and endeavours to see all applicable staff achieve chartered status. The company pays the membership subscription fee and supports...

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17 January 2019

Q & A with Area Timber Buyer Mark Morgan

Growing Our People: Q & A with Mark Morgan, Tilhill Forestry Area Timber Buyer in the Southern region.   What is your job role within Tilhill Forestry? I am an Area Timber Buyer for Wales. My main role is ensuring we have enough timber bought for the Newbridge Mill. I manage quotas with...

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15 January 2019

Tilhill Forestry’s graduate scheme ‘Unlocking Potential’ with Group Learning & Development Manager Tony Lockey.

We find out more about Tilhill Forestry’s graduate scheme ‘Unlocking Potential’ with Group Learning & Development Manager Tony Lockey.   Q. What is the ‘Unlocking Potential’ Programme and when was it first launched? A. Tilhill Forestry’s ‘Unlocking Potential’ programme was designed specifically to stretch and harness the talent and potential within the organisation...

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09 January 2019

Q & A with our New Business Manager Calum Murray

Growing Our People Q & A with Tilhill Forestry New Business Manager and Senior Forest Manager Calum Murray.   "I can see how my decisions are shaping the landscape."   What do you do? Tell us about your typical day? I have been in this new role of New Business Manager for just over 6...

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03 January 2019

Q & A with our Safety Manager Tina Ambler

Growing Our People - Q & A with Tilhill Forestry Safety Manager Tina Ambler. Tina Ambler has many years experience as a Safety Professional and always strives for improvement, here Tina discusses her role at Tilhill Forestry: What made you decide to choose safety as your career and how long have you...

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30 November 2018

Tilhill Forestry's John Gallacher gives an insight into his job as in- house Ecologist

Q & A with Tilhill Forestry's Ecologist John Gallacher John Gallacher has many years’ experience both as an ecologist and also with Tilhill Forestry. Here he gives an insight into what his job entails and what makes his job so critical to not only the Company but the forest industry overall: Q...

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26 November 2018

Tilhill Forestry’s Leif Brag talks about his life as a Wildlife Manager

Leif Brag – Environment Matters Tilhill Forestry’s Leif Brag talks about his life as a Wildlife Manager I was born and grew up on a small farm in Denmark. As a toddler I followed my dad around on the farm and took a keen interest in the farming life. Holidays were mostly spent...

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19 November 2018

The Environment Matters

Environment Matters   Last month we announced Tilhill Forestry will be launching a diffuse pollution training video for contractors. As part of the 'Environment Matters' monthly theme we shot behind the scenes footage and interviews with.. Nicola Abbatt - Environment and Quality manager (Tilhill Forestry) John Gallacher - Forest Ecologist (Tilhill Forestry) John Gorman - Scottish...

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05 November 2018

Industry leading Launch of Environmental Training Video by Tilhill Forestry

Tilhill Forestry is launching a training video on diffuse pollution for its contractors to improve environmental protection awareness and to help keep pollution prevention in forestry operations high on the Company’s agenda. A Tilhill Project Team has worked with the Airborne Lens company to capture high quality aerial drone footage and...

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30 October 2018

An Interview with T-Winch founder Markus Krenn

Tilhill Forestry talks to T-Winch founder Markus Krenn as part of the Monthly theme, Harvesting Technicalities   Q. Tell us about yourself, how you started and when the T-Winch was created. A. I am from Tragöß, near the center of Austria. I have been the CEO of my own forestry business since 1995 together with...

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23 October 2018

Q & A with Timber Buying Director Harry Stevens

Harry Stevens, Tilhill Forestry's Timber Buying Director gives us an insight into his history and current job role: Q. What is your job role at Tilhill Forestry? A. My role includes the buying of logs for the BSW Group Sawmills in the UK, which includes both standing, roadside and delivered purchases as...

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18 October 2018

Our People - Q & A with Regional Harvesting Manager Alan Christison

Alan Christison is Tilhill Forestry's Regional Harvesting Manager for the Central Region covering an area from Yorkshire to Rannoch. We interviewed him to find out more about the role he plays within the company and our harvesting business: Q. What is your job role? A. My role is to oversee and manage...

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17 October 2018

Q & A with Assistant Harvesting Manager Justin Adamson

We interviewed Justin Adamson, Assistant Harvesting Manager, Scotland to find out what it is like to be part of our Harvesting Team. Q. When did you join Tilhill Forestry? A. I was fortunate enough to be selected to join Tilhill's graduate program as an Assistant Harvesting Manager in 2014. I was studying forestry...

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