Our People

The Tree Company are among the most respected tree service providers in Melbourne, operating out of two depots (Surrey Hills and Preston).

We now employ over 50 passionate staff and currently own and operate 13 trucks and chippers, 4 elevated work platforms, 10 utilities, 4 tip trucks, 2 Excavators, 2 Kanga loaders, 6 stump grinders, 100+ chainsaws (many now battery-powered), climbing and rigging equipment, tree planting, watering, and plant health care equipment.

Tom Aldous

Tom completed his Advanced Diploma in Horticulture/Arboriculture at the University of Melbourne and spent 4 years working with respected arborists in Melbourne and London.

In 2000 Tom founded The Tree Company which, over the past 20 years, has grown from small beginnings to its current stable client base including 8 local councils, golf courses, corporate companies, schools, landscapers and residential customers.

Carl Dalla Riva

In 2013, Carl Dalla Riva joined The Tree Company in the role of Operations Manager and Consulting Arborist.

Carl became Director in 2018 and is a qualified and respected Arborist with many years industry experience with local council and private sectors. Carl brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding to our organisation, particularly in the administration and management of key clients.

Our Team

Directors: Tom Aldous and Carl Dalla Riva

Operations Managers: Dale Belmore and Denham Thomas

Senior Arborist Supervisors: Harry Howley and Jake Shepherd

Human Resources: Alex Turton-Peet and Bridget Simm

Accounts & Council Administration: Johan Cameron & Katherine Waszkinel

Finance: John Hearn

Mechanic: Kegan Precey & Stephen Eudey

40 + qualified and experienced Arborists, Trainees and Ground Staff