The Acer Team

Lewis Cook

Lewis Cook

The Carabiner King!

Based: Wherever I’m called!

Home Town: Warminster

Skills & Qualifications: NTPC Certificate

Favourite Tree (and why): Bay Tree – Great to work with, great to cook with!

Preferred hydration beverage: Depending on the hour: Coffee / Water / Local Ale (in that order!)

Favourite Acer Moment: Adam R and I plucked 2 massive cedars with a crane in Lacock, Wilts. Amazing day.

Joe Lawrence

Joe Lawrence

Stihl Commander

Based: Wherever I’m called!

Home Town: Salisbury

Skills & Qualifications: NTPC Certificate

Favourite Tree (and why): Silver Birch – low knot count and soft under the blade.

Preferred hydration beverage: Half a glass of crisp, cold and cloudy west country cider with my dinner!

Favourite Acer Moment: The day I started of course!

Dan Smith

Dan Smith

Chief Logger

Based: Westbury HQ

Home Town: Corsham

Skills & Qualifications: NTPC Certificate

Favourite Tree (and why): Cedar – Just smell them and you’ll see what I mean!

Preferred hydration beverage: A decent cup of coffee will do me fine thanks!

Favourite Acer Moment: We saw a phenomenal buck stag early one morning, steam from the nose in the January mist, the lot.

…and Roy still swears it was a moose!

Ash Raymond

Ash Raymond

IC Chipper

Based: Malmesbury HQ

Home Town: ‘The Sham’ – Melksham

Skills & Qualifications: NTPC Certificate / Diploma in Horticulture

Favourite Tree (and why): Pittosporum. …why not!? It’s a nice tree!

Preferred hydration beverage: Water by day, cloudy west country cider by night

Favourite Acer Moment: Getting all the kit and trailers together of a busy morning in the yard – I used to love Bob the Builder when I was a kid!