About Us

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As one of the UK's leading specialists in stewardship of public open spaces, our primary responsibility is to ensure these are secure, sustainable and allowed to flourish - all in accordance with the Local Authority and Nationally approved standards.

Greenbelt employs a dynamic workforce that varies from landscape professionals and trained horticulturists to chartered surveyors and legal experts - all supported by our specialised customer-facing teams.

Utilising our in-house knowledge and network of ecological consultants we place conservation and horticultural best practice at the forefront of our service allowing us to make an important contribution to the environment.

Recognised for providing a professional open space management and maintenance service and ensuring the best value for public open spaces on residential developments we compliment this with custom-built industry leading technology.

[/html] [text tag="h2" css="margin-top:25px;"]A Message from our Managing Director[/text] [text tag="p"]“As Managing Director of Greenbelt Group, it is hugely beneficial to have such an experienced and knowledgeable Board of Directors to work with helping to shape policy and drive the business forward. Greenbelt has all the key industry, horticultural and environmental knowledge to deliver an industry leading service and value to all our customers and clients.”[/text] [image alt="Colin Thomson Signature" image="https://www.greenbelt.co.uk/images/Staff_Photos/Signatures/Colin_Thomson.png" css_sm="width:200px;" css_xs="width:200px;" css="width:250px;margin-top:10px;margin-bottom:10px;"][/image] [text tag="p"]Colin Thomson, Managing Director[/text] [/column] [column width_sm="4" css="background-color:#f5f5f5;-webkit-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-o-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-ms-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-moz-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);padding:10px;" typography="Text {text-align: left;}"] [fluid_1][html ]60,000+ households under management.

15,000 tonnes+ CO2 absorbed Annually.

400+ years of experts horticultural knowledge.

20+ years of Greenbelt leading the industry.[/html][/fluid_1] [/column] [/columns] [/section][/fluid] [section title="Section" id="section15" wide=true css_sm="padding-right:50px;padding-left:50px;" css_xs="padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;" css="background-color:#f5f5f5;padding:25px 15%;"] [text tag="h2" typography="Text {font-style: normal;}"]Meet the Directors[/text] [text tag="p" typography="Text {font-style: normal;text-align: left;}"]Greenbelt is a family of professionals, who bring with them vast experience and expertise from a diverse range of backgrounds, including the worlds of open space maintenance, forestry, management and finance.[/text] [/section] [fluid][section title="Section" id="section6" wide=true css_sm="padding-right:50px;padding-left:50px;" css_xs="padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;" css="background-color:#f5f5f5;padding-left:15%;padding-right:15%;padding-bottom:50px;" typography="Text {font-style: italic;}"] [fluid_1][columns add_margins=true spacing_css="margin-top:-10px;margin-bottom:-10px;padding-top:10px;padding-bottom:10px;height:calc(120%);"] [column width_xs="12" css_sm="height:auto;" css_xs="height:auto;" css="padding-left:0px;padding-right:10px;-webkit-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-o-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-ms-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-moz-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);background-color:#ffffff;" typography="H3 {text-align: left;}"] [layoutbox ][image alt="Gerry More - Chairman" image="https://www.greenbelt.co.uk/images/Staff_Photos/GerryMore.png" css="float:left;margin-right:20px;width:200px;"][/image] [text tag="h3" css_sm="display:block;" css="padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:5px;margin:0px;"]Gerry More[/text] [text tag="h4" css="margin:0px;" typography="Text {font-style: italic;}"]Chairman[/text] [text tag="p" css="margin-bottom:10px;margin-top:10px;" typography="Text {font-style: italic;}"]"I am an experienced property professional, with strong corporate management, turnaround and restructuring skills, able to deliver optimal solutions to challenging situations. Following an early career in finance, followed by successful management and leadership roles, I have developed a keen eye for detail and strong people skills, augmented by a first-class network."[/text][/layoutbox] [layoutbox ][separator content_type="none" text="Caption" text_tag="span" align="center" content_align="center" href="#" image="http://cstatic.themler.io/themler/498/images/defaultImage.jpg" css="width:250px;" image_css="display:inline-block;" content_css="margin-left:30px;margin-right:30px;" content_typography="Text {color: #777777;}" line_css="width:100%;border-top:7px solid #cad400;"][/separator][/layoutbox] [/column] [column width_xs="12" css_sm="height:auto;" css_xs="height:auto;" css="position:relative;-webkit-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-o-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-ms-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-moz-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);background-color:#ffffff;padding-right:10px;" typography="H3 {text-align: left;}"] [layoutbox typography="H4 {text-align: left;}"][image alt="Alex Middleton - Vice-Chairman and Founder" image="https://www.greenbelt.co.uk/images/Staff_Photos/AM4.jpg" css_sm="margin-right:10px;padding:0px;" css="width:200px;float:left;margin-right:20px;"][/image] [text tag="h3" css="padding-bottom:5px;padding-top:15px;margin:0px;"]Alex Middleton[/text] [text tag="h4" css="margin:0px;" typography="Text {font-style: italic;}"]Executive Vice-Chairman – Founder of modern-day Greenbelt[/text] [text tag="p" css="margin-top:10px;" typography="Text {font-style: italic;}"]"I began my working life in forestry: with a family history in plantation and tree harvesting, you could say stewardship of the land is in my blood. Tackling these legal, operational and administrative challenges provided a strong foundation upon which to build Greenbelt. It's my mission to ensure we consistently offer a high-quality management and maintenance service."[/text][/layoutbox] [layoutbox ][separator content_type="none" text="Caption" text_tag="span" align="center" content_align="center" href="#" image="http://cstatic.themler.io/themler/498/images/defaultImage.jpg" css="width:250px;" image_css="display:inline-block;" content_css="margin-left:30px;margin-right:30px;" content_typography="Text {color: #777777;}" line_css_sm="border-top:7px solid #69a2c2;" line_css="width:100%;border-top:7px solid #69a2c2;"][/separator][/layoutbox] [/column] [column width_xs="12" css_sm="height:auto;" css_xs="height:auto;" css="position:relative;padding-right:10px;-webkit-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-o-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-ms-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-moz-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);background-color:#ffffff;" typography="H3 {text-align: left;}"] [layoutbox ][image alt="Andrew Duthie - CEO" image="https://www.greenbelt.co.uk/images/Staff_Photos/AD2" css="width:200px;float:left;margin-right:20px;"][/image] [text tag="h3" css="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:5px;"]Andrew Duthie[/text] [text tag="h4" css="margin:0px;" typography="Text {font-style: italic;}"]Chief Executive [/text] [text tag="p" css="margin-top:10px;" typography="Text {font-style: italic;}"]"I am delighted to have recently joined the management team at Greenbelt and look forward to helping the company to grow and develop in the years to come. I have a background in finance from early career in major multi-national financial institutions, to small and medium-sized businesses driving innovation, growth and at the same time managing risks and seeking to optimise outcomes."[/text][/layoutbox] [layoutbox ][separator content_type="none" text="Caption" text_tag="span" align="center" content_align="center" href="#" image="http://cstatic.themler.io/themler/498/images/defaultImage.jpg" css="width:250px;" image_css="display:inline-block;" content_css="margin-left:30px;margin-right:30px;" content_typography="Text {color: #777777;}" line_css_sm="border-top:7px solid #69a2c2;" line_css="width:100%;border-top:7px solid #644c17;"][/separator][/layoutbox] [/column] [column width_xs="12" css_sm="height:auto;" css_xs="height:auto;" css="position:relative;padding-right:10px;-webkit-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-o-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-ms-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-moz-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);background-color:#ffffff;" typography="H3 {text-align: left;}"] [layoutbox ][image alt="Colin Thomson - Managing Director" image="https://www.greenbelt.co.uk/images/Staff_Photos/CT3.jpg" css="width:200px;float:left;margin-right:20px;"][/image] [text tag="h3" css="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:5px;"]Colin Thomson[/text] [text tag="h4" css="margin:0px;" typography="Text {font-style: italic;}"]Managing Director[/text] [text tag="p" css="margin-top:10px;" typography="Text {font-style: italic;}"]"I joined Greenbelt in 2000 holding various roles in the Billing and Financial teams, including processing the billing of our first Greenspace development. Over the past 20 years, I've gained extensive knowledge and understanding of this industry and, in my role as Managing Director of Greenbelt, I place strong focus on delivering the best quality of product to our customers."[/text][/layoutbox] [layoutbox ][separator content_type="none" text="Caption" text_tag="span" align="center" content_align="center" href="#" image="http://cstatic.themler.io/themler/498/images/defaultImage.jpg" css="width:250px;" image_css="display:inline-block;" content_css="margin-left:30px;margin-right:30px;" content_typography="Text {color: #777777;}" line_css="width:100%;border-top:7px solid #878787;"][/separator][/layoutbox] [/column] [column width_xs="12" css_sm="height:auto;" css_xs="height:auto;" css="position:relative;padding-right:10px;-webkit-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-o-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-ms-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-moz-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);background-color:#ffffff;" typography="H3 {text-align: left;}"] [layoutbox ][image alt="Janet McQuillan - Director of Services" image="https://www.greenbelt.co.uk/images/Staff_Photos/JMcQ3.jpg" css_sm="float:left;" css="float:left;margin-right:20px;width:200px;"][/image] [text tag="h3" css="padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:5px;margin:0px;"]Janet McQuillan[/text] [text tag="h4" css="margin:0px;" typography="Text {font-style: italic;}"]Director of Services[/text] [text tag="p" css="margin-top:10px;"]"Starting out as Glasgow City Council's first ever female apprentice gardener in 1977, I bring more than 30 years' experience in strategic management to my role as Greenbelt's Director of Services. I have been with Greenbelt since 2001:  land management, technology and the law have changed considerably over the years, but at Greenbelt we have always evolved with the times."[/text][/layoutbox] [layoutbox ][separator content_type="none" text="Caption" text_tag="span" align="center" content_align="center" href="#" image="http://cstatic.themler.io/themler/498/images/defaultImage.jpg" css="width:250px;" image_css="display:inline-block;" content_css="margin-left:30px;margin-right:30px;" content_typography="Text {color: #777777;}" line_css_sm="border-top:7px solid #644c17;" line_css="width:100%;border-top:7px solid #cad400;"][/separator][/layoutbox] [/column] [column width_xs="12" css_sm="height:auto;" css_xs="height:auto;" css="position:relative;padding-right:10px;-webkit-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-o-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-ms-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);-moz-box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);box-shadow:0px 0px 6px 0px rgba(51, 51, 51, 0.25);background-color:#ffffff;" typography="H3 {text-align: left;}"] [layoutbox ][image alt="Glen Murray - Finance Director" image="https://www.greenbelt.co.uk/images/Staff_Photos/GMu1.jpg" css="float:left;width:200px;margin-right:20px;"][/image] [text tag="h3" css_sm="display:block;" css="padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:5px;margin:0px;"]Glen Murray[/text] [text tag="h4" css="margin:0px;" typography="Text {font-style: italic;}"]Finance Director[/text] [text tag="p" css="margin-top:10px;margin-bottom:10px;" typography="Text {font-style: italic;}"]"I am a qualified accountant and experienced financier with over 30 years’ experience in both the accounting profession and industry. Joining Greenbelt in 2018 I bring experience in corporate governance and management, financial controls and reporting, business plan modelling and reporting against plan." [/text][/layoutbox] [layoutbox ][separator content_type="none" text="Caption" text_tag="span" align="center" content_align="center" href="#" image="http://cstatic.themler.io/themler/498/images/defaultImage.jpg" css="width:250px;" image_css="display:inline-block;" content_css="margin-left:30px;margin-right:30px;" content_typography="Text {color: #777777;}" line_css_sm="border-top:7px solid #878787;" line_css="width:100%;border-top:7px solid #69a2c2;"][/separator][/layoutbox] [/column] [/columns][/fluid_1] [/section][/fluid] [section title="Section" id="section15" wide=true css_sm="padding-right:50px;padding-left:50px;" css_xs="padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;" css="padding-left:15%;padding-right:15%;padding-top:50px;background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);"] [text tag="h2" typography="Text {font-style: normal;}"]Some of our Experts[/text] [text tag="p" typography="Text {font-style: normal;text-align: left;}"]Our in house expertise covers a wide range of disciplines, displaying our breadth of knowledge and understanding across a variety of specialist skill sets and applied horticultural best practices: [/text] [/section]