Zana Sheary – Senior Arboricultural Consultant/Director
Zana has been working in the Arboriculture & Horticultural Industry for 18 years and has owned Paperbark Technologies for 12 years. Her passion & enthusiasm for trees and assisting clients to manage & maintain the Perth Urban forest has been her driving force.
Zana specialises in developing Tree inventory programs to suit the needs of clients, to provide accurate information on the health & condition of trees in order to make informed management decisions for the future.
Her knowledge & local experience of trees, soil types, pests & disease over the years has been vital in providing factual advice to further improve the quality and standards of tree care.
Zana provides professional advice, Arboricultural Reports, Tree valuations, Vegetation Control Agreements (VCA) & carries out tree risk assessments using QTRA (Quantified Tree Risk Assessment).
Zana’s qualifications include:
ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) - Certified Arborist AU-0039A
Quantified Tree Risk Assessor UK - QTRA – Registered user 1082
Diploma of Horticulture/Arboriculture
Certificate of Land Management.
Andrew Morrissey – Senior Arboricultural Consultant
Andrew is a qualified arborist & horticulturist with over
35 years’ experience in various sectors of the Horticulture industry in Australia and has been working as a Consulting Arborist for Paperbark Technologies for the past 5 years.
Andrew graduated from Melbourne’s Burnley College in 1980 before working as a landscape contractor, horticultural consultant and teacher at the Ryde College of Tafe in Sydney. He completed a Diploma of Arboriculture in 2010 and is an ISA Certified Arborist and QTRA Registered User.
Andrew is engaged in all aspects of Paperbark Technologies’ service & delivery and enjoys the opportunities Arboricultural consultancy provides to draw upon his broader horticultural knowledge and experience in landscape construction and education. Andrew is passionate about the role of professional tree management in protecting and developing our urban forest.
Andrew’s qualifications include:
ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) - Certified Arborist AU-0341A
Quantified Tree Risk Assessor UK – QTRA – Registered user 3442
Diploma of Arboriculture
Certificate 4 Workplace Assessment & Training
Post Graduate Diploma of Education (Technical)
Diploma of Applied Science (Amenity Horticulture)
Sarah Taylor – Arboricultural Consultant
With over 16 years of hands on experience within the horticulture, environmental and arboricultural industry Sarah possesses a great love of restoring and retaining Western Australia’s natural areas and urban forest. She is passionate about tree management and thrives on her ability to understand the functionality and importance of balance between nature and society.
Having inspected and risk assessed thousands of trees Sarah is thorough in her approach to tree management and enjoys applying her ever increasing knowledge to her work. Sarah is currently studying for ISA Certified Arborist and Diploma of Arboriculture.
Sarah’s qualifications include:
Certificate III Horticulture
Certificate III Environmental Science
Quantified Tree Risk Assessor UK - QTRA – Registered user 4098
Currently studying ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) certified Arborist
Actively completing Diploma Arboriculture
Steven Edwards – Arboricultural Consultant
Steve is originally from the UK and has worked in the Horticultural and Arboricultural industries on and off for 17 years. Previously an experienced climbing arborist having worked on thousands of trees in both the commercial and domestic markets and ran his own landscaping and arboricultural business for 10 years before moving to Australia in 2009.
Steve’s knowledge of tree structure and pruning practices enabled him to make the smooth transition into consultancy and has been carrying out tree mapping and assessments for Paperbark Technologies on a full time basis.
Steve is enjoying learning all about Australian tree species and how they adapt to the harsh climate and different soil types.
Steve’s qualifications include:
Diploma in Horticulture
City & Guilds Arboriculture
NPTC Arboriculture units CS30, 31A, 38, 39
Quantified Tree Risk Assessor UK - QTRA – Registered user 5308
Sita Bresnihan – Arboricultural Consultant
Sita has been working in the Horticulture and Arboriculture industries for 8 years. Sita has been conducting tree mapping and tree risk assessments on a full-time basis for 15 months with Paperbark Technologies. Previously Sita worked as one of 3 arborists at Kings Park Botanical Gardens where her skills were honed to the Kings Park code of excellence. She gained a wide knowledge of native Western Australian species and tree management in public spaces. She also achieved 3rd place in the women’s section of the Western Australian tree climbing competition during her time there.
Sita is passionate and dedicated to ensuring the survival and flourishing of the urban forest in Perth for the well-being of City dwellers. Sita is currently Studying for The International Society of Arboriculture Certification, she will begin her National Diploma of Arboriculture in February 2018.
Sita’s qualifications include:
Cert III in Arboriculture
Quantified Tree Risk Assessor UK - QTRA – Registered user 4878