Would you like to know more about Apex Environmental?  If so, read below about our team and where we work.

Where we work

We’re based in Lichfield, Staffordshire.  We cover many areas across the UK, such as:

  • Staffordshire.
  • West Midlands, including Birmingham, Solihull, Wolverhampton and Walsall.  We also cover Worcestershire and Warwickshire.
  • East Midlands.  This includes Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire.
  • Sheffield.
  • Oxfordshire.
  • London and the south east.

Our team

Reuben Hayes (MArborA, CMgr MCMI)

Managing Director

Reuben Hayes, Managing Director of Apex Environmental

Reuben has spent over 20 years in the tree care industry.  He began his career in 1996, working for the National Trust in Worcestershire.  He subsequently undertook a one-year training programme with the Forestry Commission in rural Wales, where he gained practical skills in forestry management and tree care.

Whilst working as an arborist for national companies such as Glendale, Reuben completed a HND in Arboriculture at Warwickshire College.

He has worked for local authorities like Three Rivers Council in London, the London Borough of Camden and Cannock Chase District Council.  The time spent in these roles have given him a broad knowledge of planning issues and legal matters, such as:

Working in London gave Reuben first-hand experience of the pressure that trees face in urban areas.  As a result, he learned a lot about how to mitigate these pressures.

Reuben is experienced in tendering for and managing tree contracts.  He’s also skilled in leading teams of people.

In addition, he is:

Julie Shires, Apex Environmental

Julie Shires

Administration & Marketing Manager

Julie joined Apex in October 2017.  She brings 20 years’ experience of administrative support for business and the public sector.  This includes working in External Relations at Birmingham Business School.

Julie’s organisational and marketing skills are an asset to the company.  She is already putting her expertise into practice to improve the way we work and help us flourish.

Apex Environmental is a successful, growing business.  We’re proud of how we work together to achieve our goals. We pool our skills, knowledge and experience in tree consultancy and client care to ensure our customers receive first class service.