Under Bens leadership the company has expanded its operations with bases across the country, offering the full package of Landcare services in relation to sediment and erosion control, land restoration and improvements, and landscaping. The company has grown from having 10 employees to now over 80 employees with a range of skills from truck drivers, machine operators, landscapers, and skilled labourers. Along with a strong management team, Evergreen Landcare can complete anything from large national projects to small residential projects.
With the support of a strong Management team, Ben will continue to develop new business opportunities to take the company to the next exciting step in a challenging environment and will ensure that Evergreen Landcare remains a market leader in the industry.
Hamish and his wife Sally purchased the company in 2003. Since then he has developed a vast knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the construction, roading, contracting, and mining industries of New Zealand.
Hamish has played a major influence in the development and expansion of the company to date and now with the strong management team is keen to keep this progress going. Making sure Evergreen Landcare’s service and delivery is true to our core values.
Sally has been doing the payroll and accounts for Evergreen Landcare since she and her husband Hamish bought the company in 2003.
She is an experienced and proficient accounts officer and is always happy to discuss any queries should these arise.
Ben brings to Evergreen Landcare a broad understanding on all aspects of contracting based off an excellent track record both here and in Australia.
A qualified horticulturist, Ben began his career on the tools and steadily progressed into Project Management and senior leadership roles.
His hands-on experience and specialist knowledge provide him with a great platform to oversee our New Zealand Southern region (Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch)
Starting off on the tools in his youth Eli has developed and progressed through his career. He has gained experience on multiple levels within the landscape and civil landscape construction practice including arboriculture, technical landscape installation, landscape assessment and design, grassing and sediment, erosion control whilst working in New Zealand and abroad. Eli expanded into management roles running his own business and then into local government running council contracts.
Calum joins us from an agricultural and logistical background. His vast experience in managing large teams across a range of industries has given him the logistical skills to ensure you get the right staff on your jobs at the right time. His personal skills gained both in past positions and in his involvement in emergency services have given him a real passion for mentoring and training people to be the best they can be.
Bryce brings a wide range of skills and experience to his role as Waikato Regional Manager. Having previously owned and run a successful landscaping company, Bryce has extensive hands-on experience and a strong understanding on the variety of services that Evergreen Landcare offer.
His management skills and can-do attitude alongside his Diploma in Landscape Design and National Certificate in Horticulture make him the perfect person to maintain and develop strong customer relations whilst leading our Hamilton branch.
Began with the Evergreen Landcare as Landscape Foreman working up to Operations Manager and has continued to grow into the current role as Regional Manager for the Central North Island in 2018. Jon has 20yrs hands on experience in construction, landscaping and maintenance contracts both here and in the UK bringing to the table valuable trade knowledge and leadership skills. His engineering background coupled with an HND in mechanical engineering gives Jon the skills to oversee many of the build solutions Evergreen Landcare create in house to keep our equipment at the cutting edge of the industry.
Ricky was initially based with Evergreen Landcare out of Hamilton and came on to assist with the management role of the Cambridge By Pass. Ricky helped develop and grow the work load in the Waikato completing many different projects including landscaping and the operations of our core business; hydro seeding and hay mulching for erosion and sediment control. Ricky relocated to Wellington, taking on a new challenge and role, to assist the team push forward the mitigation planting contract on Transmission Gully along with providing our services in the wider Lower North Island Region.
Jeremy Smart is our South Island Regional Manager. Jeremy has spent the last 12 years in the landscaping contracting market, hands on and at management level. Jeremy’s delivery of quality work, presentation and reputation is well known in the market.