Kevin Frediani

Kevin Frediani B.Sc. (Hon’s), Dip. Arb. (RFS), P.G.Cert, RFS (Cert. Arb), Tech. Cert. (AA), RFS (Cert. Arb), ACMI, MIOH, F.Arbor.A. FSSE. PTTLS

Kevin is a Treeconomics associate with a background in Arboriculture, Horticulture, and Sustainable Land Use gained over 25 years. A previous Head of the Sustainable Land Use at Bicton College, He holds the PD Arb (RFS) and has been a fellow of the Arboricultural Association since 2000.
Kevin has previously taught the theory and practice of arboriculture at the Scottish Agricultural College, been a national examiner for the RFS Certificate in Arboriculture and has a developed a number of short vocational courses for the industry including the Ecological Management of Tree resources the International Society of Arboriculture (UK). Kevin also holds an honorary lectureship at the University of Nottingham 2014-2017.

Professionally he has worked in and managed many notable landscapes with notable plant collections including Cambridge University Botanic Garden, London Zoo & Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, Windsor Great Park, De Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam & Paignton Zoos Botanic Garden.
Together with Kenton Rogers & Keith Sacre, Kevin has an active research interest focusing on urban tree diversity for developing resilient urban populations, using this work to support the community interest in developing urban arboretums and enabling a green infrastructure to optimise the benefits of a growing human population.