Meet the team

  • Stephen Frank

    Demonstrating how trees provide positive community, climate and economic resilience. Stephen Frank realised early in his arborist career that the benefits of trees were overlooked and undervalued. He wanted to promote trees, and to work with people who felt the same way, and that’s how Treelogic was founded in 1997. Since then Treelogic has become an industry leading arboricultural consultancy, growing from two to 13 consultants. Stephen has worked hard to build a strong and diligent team and takes pride…

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  • Bruce Callander

    Bruce Callander is one of Treelogic’s senior consultants. Bruce began working in the arboricultural industry for a small reputable Melbourne-based company. He began on the ground dragging branches, then eventually was encouraged up the trees and became a climbing arborist. After 11 years on the tools Bruce felt that climbing was a younger man’s game. He climbed down, hung up his harness and became a consultant arborist, continuing his studies in Arboriculture and Horticulture at NMIT. Bruce has a Certificate…

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  • Greg Pollard

    When asked why he is an arborist, Greg Pollard answered “To speak for the trees.” While he is most content away from the city, exposed to the restorative powers of nature, he knows most of us spend much of our time in the urban environment.  He enjoys playing a role in increasing awareness about the benefits of the urban forest and hopes that a tipping point will soon be reached so that gaining space and resources for a sustainable tree…

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  • David Phillips

    After many years in the work force trying to carve out time for his horticultural interests, David Phillips wondered why he couldn’t turn his passion into a career. He completed his studies and began his successful career in the horticulture industry before eventually specialising in trees. David is a consulting arborist with Treelogic with a myriad of qualifications to his name. He currently holds a Graduate Certificate in Garden Design, an Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture, a Certificate III Horticulture,…

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  • Harry Webb

    “Trees are inescapable but absolutely vital elements of urban environments” says Harry Webb, Consulting Arborist with Treelogic. Since gaining his Masters in Science (Botany) and Grad Cert in Arboriculture, Harry has dedicated his career to trees out of gratitude for what they give us back. While completing his thesis, Harry worked in the Melbourne Botanic Gardens. He developed a model that quantified the rate of carbon uptake for a mixed forest in urban garden settings. The many days spent in…

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  • John Faulkner

    John Faulkner has come the long way around to a career in Arboriculture. He started his career in the horse racing industry managing two of Melbourne’s racing organisations. When the time came to change careers, John decided it was time to pursue his passion and find a career in horticulture. John went back to university and gained his Masters in Urban Horticulture. After completing his studies John looked for a profession that combined working outdoors with his affinity for trees…

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  • Kelvin Lui

    A lover of trees for as long as he can remember, Kelvin Lui decided that it might be a good idea to build a career around a profession that looks at trees. “Being an arborist brings me to places far and wide and lets me meet people of all kinds.” However, Kelvin began his studies in a slightly different field by first completing a Master of Landscape Architecture. After a short time in that line of work, and an insightful…

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  • Tim Burgess

    When Tim Burgess finished his Bachelor of Environmental Science, he wasn’t quite sure where to go next. He began in a local government role working with the Strategic Planning and Sustainability team. He learned a great deal about the role of the Planning Scheme in the development of land and the protection of vegetation and wildlife. When Treelogic expanded and began looking for new consulting arborists, Tim saw this as a unique opportunity in a challenging field. “Consulting for Treelogic…

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  • Andrew Traczynski

    “Trees have the ability to soften the hardness of the urban landscape both visually and intangibly. The foliage softens the outlines of infrastructure, beautifying our cities, while quietly alleviating temperatures and filtering out pollutants to give us fresh, clean air”. Andrew is a man who loves getting his hands dirty. From a young age he began his life-long study of horticulture, with interests in everything from Australian natives, Japanese gardens, sustainable gardening practices and design. All of this he did…

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