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Dr Freia Bladon

Senior Forestry and Arboricultural Consultant

Freia is Senior Forestry and Arboricultural Consultant with WRC Trees, where she is involved in a wide range of survey, consultancy and research work. Freia has over 15 years experience within the industry: prior to WRC Trees, she was Editor of the Royal Forestry Society’s Quarterly Journal of Forestry, and she has also previously worked as an independent Forestry Consultant, in forestry research and as a Lecturer in Forestry and Arboriculture.

Freia holds a PhD in Forest Health from Forest Research/the University of Ulster and a Master’s degree in Forestry from Imperial College, London. She is also a LANTRA Professional Tree Inspector.

Qualifications and accreditations

  • PhD Forest Health (Forest Research/University of Ulster)

  • MSc Forest Protection and Conservation (Imperial College, London)

  • BSc (Hons) Biology (Imperial College, London)

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Greenwich University)

  • LANTRA Professional Tree Inspector

  • QTRA Licensed User


Industry Memberships


  • Institute of Chartered Foresters (Associate)

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