Dr. Gabriel E. Hemery BSc Wales, DPhil Oxf, CEnv, MIEEM, FICFor
Chartered Forester ~ Chartered Environmentalist
Dr Gabriel Hemery is a forest scientist, author and tree photographer.
He co-founded the Sylva Foundation in 2009, and has since led the charity as its Chief Executive. He is also a founding trustee of Fund4Trees, while former voluntary positions include trustee of Woodland Heritage, and Secretary of the British & Irish Hardwoods Improvement Programme.
A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Foresters, Gabriel has written more than 80 technical articles and worked widely in collaborative science programmes, ranging from genetic tree improvement to silvo-poultry research. He created a centre dedicated to hardwood research at Paradise Wood in Oxfordshire, planting many tens of thousands of trees. Gabriel played a key role in Our Forests, working with six other leading environmental campaigners, to save England’s public forests from government disposal.
Gabriel writes a top-ranking forestry blog www.GabrielHemery.com and his award-winning book, The New Sylva, was published by Bloomsbury in 2014. He is a keen amateur photographer of trees and forests, which he features in a dedicated website: www.theTreePhotographer.com.
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