Rod Fraser

Rod Fraser

Rod Fraser

As Operations Manager and Senior Arborist looking after Citywide’s Tree Maintenance Contract with City of Melbourne, Rod is responsible for leading a team of more than 25 arborists, tree planters, assessors and maintenance staff- all working to increase the species diversity & canopy coverage and manage the risk, health & compliance of the city’s Urban Forest of 70,000 trees.

A highly experienced manager and widely respected leader in his field, Rod has many years’ experience in the recruitment, training and development of tree workers and arboriculture staff and thoroughly understands the issues the tree industry faces from a personnel shortage perspective.