Mark Laurence is a consulting arborist (ISA certified), chartered horticulturalist (MCIHort)  and landscape designer (MSGD), with over forty years’ experience.  He has a special interest and love of working with trees and adaptive landscapes in the Middle-East, principally in the United Arab Emirates.

Since 2010, work has included surveys on trees being lifted for replanting for the redevelopment of Umm Al Emarat park in Abu Dhabi, surveys and training of staff in the grounds of  royal palaces in Abu Dhabi and Dubai and tree consultation on historic and commercial sites. Also a wide number of consultancies, both remote and on-site for individual trees or groups, in private gardens.

Current work in 2023 includes on-going consultancy with Miral in Abu Dhabi and surveying and specifying the lifting of 100’s of mature trees for a major redevelopment.