Meet the team

Mike Rudd

Director - Climbing arborist

Mike is the founder and director of Grandview Gardens, which started as husband-and-wife tree surgery business. Mike is an experienced Arborist having obtained Level 2 Certificate in Arboriculture at Merrist Wood College in Guildford in 2010, and relevant NPTC qualifications in chainsaw and machinery related operations, tree climbing and aerial rescue. Variety of courses from planting, protected species awareness, Mewp operations to HSE First Aid course and others ensures rounded knowledge and experience on hand with over 7 years experience in the industry.

Zuzana Rudd

Director - Office based arborist

Zuzana is the multitasking guru who organizes the office, keeps an eye on day to day running of the business ensuring compliance, safety and customer expectations are met. Being qualified as an Arborist at Level 4 in Arboriculture similarly at Merrist Wood College in Guildford in 2016 with further studies ahead of her (Diploma in Arboriculture in the new term) gives her the required knowledge and an inevitable tool when it comes to advice, surveys and consulting.