Richard PearceHead of Maintenance, Maintenance Division
Richard Pearce is a seasoned professional in the field of horticulture and garden management. With a strong background as an experienced soft landscaper and estate gardener, Richard has developed a reputation for crafting tailored maintenance plans and structured development proposals that enhance the beauty and functionality of gardens across London & the Home Counties.
Richard's journey in the world of horticulture began with a degree in Environmental Science from the University of Leeds. Initially venturing into the FMCG sales market, he experienced a transformative moment that led him to follow his passion for nature and the outdoors. Returning to his native Oxfordshire, he immersed himself in the world of planting trees and hedge laying, which marked the beginning of his illustrious career in horticulture.
Over the years, Richard has amassed extensive experience in the industry, cultivating his expertise and unwavering dedication to the art of garden maintenance. His career trajectory within our company is a testament to his commitment and leadership. Richard joined us in the summer of 2020 as an on-site Team Leader, swiftly progressing to the role of Maintenance Manager in 2021, and ultimately assuming the position of Head of Maintenance in 2022.
Even outside of his professional endeavours, Richard's life revolves around his love for nature and exploration. When not tending to gardens, he can be found hiking through the picturesque landscapes of the South Downs or discovering the hidden treasures of National Trust properties. His diverse interests include digging through vinyl at the record store, indulging in sea fishing, immersing himself in the world of science fiction, savouring German beer, and rocking out to Scandinavian heavy metal.