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Adrian Paynter

Sales Manager
United Kingdom

Adrian manages the tender to order Sales Team from our Northern office, contacting existing and potential customers, both over the phone and in person, to build long lasting business relationships. Adrian also assists on site visits giving advice on the installation of GreenBlue Urban products.

Arran Bowie

Operations Support
United Kingdom

Arran joined the team assisting the Product Development Manager to coordinate the build and delivery of special grills, he remains involved in this process but additionally is now in charge of processing all customer soil orders, liaising with the site contacts and coordinating deliveries. He also oversees the health & safety and facilities for our Head Office building, ensuring the team work in a safe and compliant space.

Carol Daly

Office Administrator
North America

Carol is the main point of contact for processing orders and managing customer service inquiries in North America. She handles incoming telephone inquiries, and follows up proposals and potential projects to ensure that GreenBlue can meet project requirements and deadlines. Carol also works with the accounting team to provide prompt and accurate reports.

Christopher Gower

Graphic Designer & Web Developer
United Kingdom

Chris has a passion for design, animation and video and this is very much reflected in the material he creates as part of our Marketing team.

Chris’ creations include our technical resources, product data sheets and industry publications including Edition 9 to name but a few. Why not take a further look around our website to see just a small sample of Chris’ amazing work!

Craig Melvin

Operations Manager
North America

Craig is responsible for ensuring that the North American office is aware of all relevant projects in our industry, in view of securing an opportunity to provide our world-leading products for long-term urban tree health and sustainable infrastructure. He follows up on projects and proposals in order to serve clients with the best possible support. Craig regularly contacts our customers and potential clients to build profitable relationships regarding ongoing and upcoming projects. He also manages the day-to-day operations of the North American office, including IT.

Dale Bowie

Technical Estimator
United Kingdom

Dale joined GreenBlue Urban in August 2018 with an energy and passion to provide the best possible Customer Service! He is excited about improving urban areas by helping to grow bigger and better trees because of the amazing benefits that they bring.

Dale is building up his knowledge with every enquiry he deals with, allowing him to provide quotations to customers in an accurate and efficient manner.

Daniel Steen

North America

Daniel works with our consulting team to bring our industry-leading systems into use on projects throughout North America.

Derek Eames

Urban Forestry Consultant
United Kingdom

Derek started in arboriculture about 20 years ago, although the last few years has been working in the construction industry. With RFS Cert Arb qualification and a considerable amount of experience working with trees in different areas, including a time with Bartlett Tree Experts, Derek is able to contribute from his knowledge of tree physiology and arboricultural principals providing presentations to Architects throughout the North of Britain.

Dean Bowie

United Kingdom

Dean founded GreenBlue Urban Limited as Greenleaf in 1992. He is passionate about urban trees being given the best possible resources and environment in which to thrive and travels the globe propagating his enthusiasm to governments and local authorities.

More recently, Dean has developed his expertise to integrate Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDs) technology with optimum Urban Tree Pit design, championing the movement into storm water management utilising urban trees.

Frank Giesbrecht

Purchasing Coordinator
North America

Frank is responsible for sourcing and setting up cost effective and stock efficient supply agreements for the North American operation, ensuring the highest level of quality in all our products. He builds strong relationships with our partner suppliers and contract manufacturers. Frank has a keen eye for improving quality and reducing costs in our manufacturing processes.

Howard Gray

PR & Specification Consultant
United Kingdom

Howard spends much of his time travelling the country. He carries out CPD presentations and site visits to assist contractors with their tree planting projects ensuring GreenBlue benefits are understood and his enthusiasm for this is legendary.

With nearly 40 years of experience planting trees in urban settings, having worked with Dean during his school holidays, and is committed to seeing every tree getting the best possible opportunity to attain its potential.

Hannah Cook

Marketing Assistant
United Kingdom

Hannah holds the position of Internal Sales Operative. Having worked in customer service in many differing trades, Hannah thrives talking to customers and building relationships.

Hannah works alongside the technical advisors to gather information for exciting new projects. She also books CPDs to spread the word on creating sustainable cities through green and blue infrastructure.

James Dalrymple

Technical Design Consultant
United Kingdom

James has been part of GreenBlue Urban Limited since the early days of Greenleaf.

As a director he has seen many changes and developments over the years and shares Dean’s passion of urban tree success. He splits his time between spreading the understanding of good tree planting practice through CPD presentations and blog posts; and assisting clients and Specifiers with technical issues and questions

Jeremy Bailey

North America

Jeremy carries out continuing education seminars to industry professionals including landscape architects, urban designers and planners, civil engineers, and arborists. He spends most of his time out of the office, whether at client offices providing project support and best practice methodology, delivering presentations at industry conferences, or reviewing job sites and assisting contractors with installation support. Jeremy also lectures at universities across North America on various green infrastructure, sustainable development, and urban forestry topics.

Jorge Silbermann

Account Manager
United Kingdom

“Jorge has a professional background in international business development. He is the country representative for GreenBlue Urban in Spain, responsible for strengthening the company’s presence in the country, where he aims to build key client relationships.

With an MSc in Urban Management and Development, Jorge is passionate about improving the urban landscape and sustainability. Jorge also holds a Master’s degree in Building Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Technical Architecture. “

Matthew Werle

North America

Matthew Werle is a consultant at GreenBlue Urban, where his strong background in developing sustainable solutions for green infrastructure is an asset to GreenBlue Urban’s commitment to creating sustainable cities. He is excited to be part of the GreenBlue team and continue building his relationships with landscape architects, civil engineers, urban designers, and contractors to facilitate sustainable green and blue infrastructure in cities across southeastern United States.

Lloyd Mumford

Product Development Manager
United Kingdom

Lloyd manages our Product Development process from idea generation through to testing and delivery to market.

Lloyd has a passion for the new and varied and loves being involved in the development of exciting products and technologies, which is just what we need to fulfil our company vision of being the best tree pit solution provider in the World!

Louise Page

Marketing Manager
United Kingdom

Louise has a wealth of experience in all channels of marketing and uses this to effectively implement her marketing strategy. She thoroughly enjoys her role and is supported by a hardworking and enthusiastic team, all working together to expand and enable sustainable cities on a global scale.

Marcella Polinski

Customer Service Coordinator
United Kingdom

Marcella is an experienced customer service coordinator, having previously worked in a wholesale environment (books/entertainment products).

Her main role within the company is to manage customer enquiries and process orders in a timely and efficient manner. Marcella frequently answers the phone so could be the first person you speak to when calling GreenBlue Urban. She is enjoying working within a new industry and for the challenges her role brings.

Martin Murray

Operations Manager
United Kingdom

Martin has many years’ experience in transport, manufacturing and distribution. He has worked for some of the largest 3pl providers giving him a solid understanding of the challenges maintaining high expectations.

Martin holds a Transport Managers international CPC as well as IOSH. Martin oversees the operational side of the business ensuring our activities are undertaken in a safe and compliant manner.

Paul Bowie

CIO Director
United Kingdom

Paul ensures all the teams and staff at GreenBlue Urban have the support and equipment they need to function as efficiently as possible.

Paul liaises with all the GreenBlue Urban offices and works hard to make sure everyone has a clear view of the company values and goals; and are happy in their work.

Oliver Palmer

Warehouse Operative
United Kingdom

Oliver or Olly as he is known is our newest member to the Warehouse team. His main role is to pick and pack customer orders, ensuring quantities are accurate, goods are well packed and that they arrive on time in and are in tip top condition. As the company expands, his help in distributing our products to clients is invaluable.

Romaine Allen

Administration & Customer Service Assistant
United Kingdom

Romaine’s main role within the company is to manage customer inquiries and process orders. She supports both our customers and colleagues alike.

Romaine frequently answers the phone so could be the first person you speak to when calling GreenBlue Urban. Romaine very much enjoys helping look after our customers.

Roy Bowie

Managing Director
United Kingdom

Roy gained his product knowledge in the warehouse when he first started at GreenBlue Urban, working his way into the estimating role, before becoming an Account Manager and is now the Managing Director.

Roy directs and controls the company’s operations giving strategic guidance and direction to the team to ensure GreenBlue Urban achieves its missions and objectives.

Shane Carpani

North America

Shane is responsible for finding unique ways to attract prospects to GreenBlue Urban. He specializes in content strategy in order to make GreenBlue a valuable resource that resonates with landscape architects, urban designers, civil engineers, arborists, and other industry professionals, so that they are naturally attracted to GreenBlue and the solutions we provide. Shane also works with industry associations to provide GreenBlue Urban’s expertise at green infrastructure conferences across North America.

Shane Frost

Technical Design & Systems Manager
United Kingdom

Shane has a vast amount of technical expertise in our products and solutions as well as tree species and planting requirements, which he’s gained during his 15+ years with the company.

Shane primarily provides technical support to specifiers assisting with understanding the requirements of each individual project.

Additionally, Shane ensures our internal systems are robust and efficient allowing our staff to provide the best service we can when dealing with customers.

Zoe Kilbey

Finance Manager
United Kingdom

Zoe has been a loyal member of the GreenBlue Urban team for nearly ten years. She manages both the company sales and purchase ledgers, along with producing financial management reports.

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Woodstock, ON N4T 1P1

4405 Anderson Road
Knoxville, TN 37918
United States

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