Alastair Durkin awarded the status of Fellow of the Arboricultural Association
After passing a rigorous application process Alastair has been awarded the status of Fellow of the Arboricultural Association.
Fellow membership is the very highest level of professional recognition the Arboricultural Association awards outside of its accreditation schemes. Fellow membership demonstrates a significant level of expertise, experience, dedication and contribution to the industry as a whole.
In applying for Fellowship applicants must demonstrate the highest level of accomplishment during their career. The criteria that is assessed by the Association's Professional Committee includes:
Length of Professional Membership – minimum 5 years
Professional experience and expertise
Personal, professional and management responsibilities
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Academic study or specialist skills
Contribution to the arboricultural profession in shaping policy and practice
Contribution to the arboricultural profession through the dissemination of skills and knowledge
Supporting statements from two referees