Alistair is a Chartered Forester and Chartered Horticulturist. He works with universities, NGOs, government and business to develop systems that advance our understanding and management of ecosystems.

At the age of 22, Philip set up his first professional workshop at his parents’ home in Henley-on-Thames in 1975, having studied Furniture Design & Technology at Buckinghamshire College.

Gill works with the Sylva Foundation on matters relating to the science and evidence base that supports forestry.

George joined Sylva Foundation in 2020, after graduating from Bangor University with a Masters in Forestry with International Experience, including a year abroad at the University of British Columbia.