Mark Roberts

Thoughtplanters, NZ

About Mark Roberts

Mark RobertsExpanding upon 'Risky Business - the fear of urban trees’ this presentation includes critical thinking and the need to step back and question the content and methodology used in risk assessment.  We need to stop being herded like sheep - sheep will kill you.  This presentation is for all of those that read [reports] and believe what is written, and for those that write reports and believe what they write.
Mark Roberts is the Academic Manager for Thoughtplanters.  He has been in the industry for over 25 years and done everything from dragging brush through the streets of London to being the President of the International Society of Arboriculture.  Mark holds qualifications from Otago University, Massey University and The Otago Polytechnic.  He is an ISA Certified Arborist and a Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) trainer.  He has been awarded life membership of the New Zealand Arboricultural Association and the International Society of Arboriculture for his services and contribution the arboriculture industry. 



Risky Business - Putting Risk into Perspective"
Encouraging, fostering, improving and educating in all aspects of arboriculture throughout New Zealand.