Team Members and Qualifications

  • Paul Cleaver - Director & Principal Consultant
  • Will Dodson - Arboricultural Consultant
  • Jess Newton - PA to Director & Assistant Surveyor

Paul Cleaver MArborA - Director & Principal Consultant

Paul began his arboricultural career in 1992, attending the renowned Merristwood College where he qualified with distinctions in 1997. While working at County Trees, Pembrokeshire he became a Lantra and FastCo Registered Instructor / Assessor and helped pilot advanced courses in aerial tree work. In 1994, Paul founded TreeWorks.


  • Vice Chairman of the Arboricultural Association in Wales
  • Professional Member of the Arboricultural Association
  • Professional Member of the Consulting Arborist Society

Will Dodson - Arboricultural Consultant

Will began work with us in 2014 as a Lead Arborist. He recently completed Level 4 Diploma in Arboriculture (DipArb L4) and now delivers consultancy services across West Wales. Will also manages the day-to day running of our tree surgery teams, occasionally working as lead climber on more complex jobs.

Jess Newton - PA to Director & Assistant Surveyor

Jess joined us in 2014 as Assistant to the Director. She has since gained the Basic Tree Surveys and Inspections Certificate (Lantra Awards) and Assessment of Tree Forks (Dr. D Slater / Arboricultural Association). Jess now works closely with our consultants to help with tree surveys, TPO applications and Conservation Area notifications.