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About Us

Donnie climbing dead wellingtonia tree

Donnie climbing dead wellingtonia tree

Donald Martin: Business Owner

Professional Qualifications:

  • Qualified in Chainsaw and machine use and in specialist arboriculture practices (NPTC's).
  • Craft level Arboriculture qualification from Merrist Wood in Surrey - the leading Arboriculture College in the UK.
  • First degree in Biology from Napier University.
  • Masters degree in Forestry from Aberdeen University.
  • SNH Bat licence gained 2008 and renewed 2013.


Donald has worked in the Arboriculture Industry in the UK, Canada and New Zealand before returning to his home town of Inverness to bring his experience to the Highlands.

Professional Memberships

Donald is a member of the International Society of Arboriculture, the Arboriculture Association and the Highland Arboriculture Association, the Bat Conservation Trust and the Inverness Bat Group.

The Team - Craig and Lyle

Lyle & Craig

Other members of the team

Lyle Weston - (BSc Arboriculture) is a skilled & experienced arborist and tree surgeon

Craig Macintosh - (HNC Arboriculture) - tree surgeon.

Katy Martin - Is a licenced bat worker, trainee tree climber and wildlife expert.

Highland Tree Doctors is one of the leading tree care companies based in Inverness who specialise in tree surgery, tree stump removal and arboriculture services. Our clients include private individuals, landowners, developers, estates, small and corporate businesses, schools and bigger organisations such as Local Authorities and the Forestry Commission.

Highland Tree Doctors has built up a reputation for reliability, high quality work and conscientious and friendly staff.

Click on the video below to view the timelapse video showing our team dismantling a Hemlock Tree.

Our winning team of tree surgeons and qualified arborists are committed to arboricultural excellence and we are proud to meet the very highest tree care standards and needs of our customers. Customer satisfaction is our No.1 priority.

We take great pride in our professional expertise, quality workmanship, outstanding customer service and overall reliability in the tree care industry.

We can carry out bat surveys in trees. We are members of the Bat Conservation Trust and train regularly with Inverness Bat Group.