Meet the Management Team

Duncan Carrier

Managing Director

Duncan has been landscaping for over 40 years. He began as a teenager mowing lawns in his village. He attending Broomfield, Brooksby and Hadlow Colleges before starting Carrier Landscapes in 1989. He slowly built the business up from 2 men to its current size of over one hundred employees. The Company has been built on Quality, Service and Reputation.


Julie Carrier

HR Director

Julie worked in Sales and Personnel for one of the leading UK Supermarkets before joining Carrier Landscapes Ltd. She is responsible for HR Management and Health & Safety on all active sites. As a director she plays a leading role in overall decision making within the Company.


Matthew Bunn

Operations Director

Matt has worked in horticulture for 25 years and joined Carrier Landscapes Ltd. as an operative in 2001. He became Contracts Manager in 2003, and was involved in developing and expanding the business, becoming Operations Director in 2011 for his achievements.  Matt manages the overall day to day running of the workforce, ensuring the projects are run safely, to standard and that productivity targets are met.  In his time at Carrier Landscapes ltd, Matt has achieved various business qualifications through the Chartered Management Institute and and became a CMI Chartered Fellow in 2015.


Mike Stevenson

Production Manager 

Mike started at Carrier Landscapes Ltd. in 2009 as an operative, and has progressed through the Company. In the ten years he has been with Carrier Landscapes he has worked in a variety of roles: Team Leader, Estimator, and Assistant Manager. This means he understands the workings of the Company well and has resulted in him progressing to his current role of Production Manager.


Danny Barnes

Area Manager North

Danny joined Carrier Landscapes Ltd. in 2012, and has developed good experience in soft landscaping.  Shortly after joining the company he was promoted to team leader, and since then Danny has progressed within the company and is now Acting Area Manager in the North area.

 Stuart Faver 

Assistant Area Manager North

 Stuart joined Carrier Landscapes Ltd. in 2013. Coming to us from one of the largest horticultural companies in the UK, Stuart has a vast plant knowledge which he uses in his role as Assistant Area Manager. He enjoys the wider experience and challenge of all aspects of landscaping.


Nick Jones

Area Manager East

Nick has been with the Company since 2012. He came to the company with previous experience with both the public and private sector. Recently promoted to his current role, he is running projects, managing staff and making good use of his previous experience and vast knowledge of machinery and shrubs.

Joe Storer

Assistant Area Manager East 

Joe joined the company in 2017 after being an installations manager for a national company in the construction trade. He started off as an operative, understanding the day to day running of Carrier’s, before quickly being promoted to a Team Leader. Now as Assistant Area Manager for the East, Joe has transferred his previous management experience to the role to help him hit the ground running and continue flourishing within the company.


 

Area Manager West

 

Jake Gillett

Assistant Area Manager West

Jake joined the company in April 2015 as an operative and following a quick understanding of the Carrier brand and appreciation of the standard of quality expected he was soon promoted to a team leader in June 2016. He gained valuable experience in hard and soft landscaping and installation of play parks.  After a successful 2 years as team leader, Jake has now progressed to become an Assistant Area Manager and has brought to the role his calm and professional nature that is required when under pressure in the field.


Simon Snow

Area Manager South

Simon has been with the Company since 2014, and had been promoted to Area Manager. During this time he has seen the area win multiple NHBC Pride in the Job Awards. Simon has recently completed a level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting and Operations Management and has completed his SMSTS qualification (Site Management Safety Training Scheme).

Ben Burton

Assistant Manager South

Ben started his career at Carrier Landscapes in 2016, joining the team as a Landscape Operative Understanding and quickly learning the role Ben was promoted to a Team Leader, within a year. Continuing to progress and upskill for a further year in Soft Landscaping and Maintenance Works with another opportunity within the company lead to a promotion as an Assistant Manager. Joining Carrier Landscapes from an experienced background in Retail Management using the transferrable skills helped him to push on with a career in Landscaping Management and gaining vast knowledge in the process


Simon Charity

Project Manager

Simon has been with the Company since 2011 working as a Team Leader and Working Supervisor. Simon became Project Manager in 2016 and has produced some excellent results in the quality of the projects.   Simon has a good hard landscaping background and has experience in playground installation.


Alex Abbey

Floating Assistant Area Manager

Alex joined the company in 2018, with experience in the building and landscaping trades. He is a qualified bricklayer, working for numerous UK  leading housebuilders and has extensive knowledge of hard and soft landscaping. With his supervisory background for various blue chip companies it was apparent Alex quickly becoming an assistant manager would be a good appointment for the business.

 


Chris Parsons

Estimator

Chris started as Estimator for the company in Autumn 2018, having experience and knowledge in the arboriculture sector. Along with 14 year’s experience in customer service and service management within the automotive industry, Chris can bring transferable skills to the estimating team, focussed on providing the best service to our clients through quality delivered information at tendering stage.


Ian Callow

Facilities Manager

Ian has worked in the Road Transport Industry for over 18 years, he is a qualified National & International CPC Transport Manager & NVQ qualified Warehouse Manager. He holds a driving licence for all UK vehicles. Ian holds the ADL Wholesale Nursery Management qualification.


Tom Cunnington

Development Manager

Tom joined the company in 2017 after being an accounts manager for a leading corporate brand spanning over 13 years. He brings expertise in Business Development and Performance management to Carrier Landscapes Ltd. He has qualifications and experience in arboriculture.  Tom is now Development Manager for the company which involves enhancing staff skills through personal development, positive feedback, team motivation and dealing with HR elements for the company.

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