Our Team

Stephen Brailsford

Stephen has been planting trees for the last 45 years. With a strong background in forestry and tree crops in conjunction with native restoration he brings a wealth of experience and expertise to all projects. He was the original inventor of the CombuGuard and its associated establishment system which has revolutionised native restoration practices. Stephen has been involved in most successful native restoration initiatives throughout Canterbury over the last 30 years.

Call Stephen – 027 433 5690

Michelle Brailsford

Michelle is Brailsford’s Administration Manager and is your first point of call for account inquiries. She manages the flow of our information from our field operations through to our clients, along with payroll and personal management. Michelle also manages the resources and equipment required with our clients developers.

Email Michelle – michelle@brailsfords.co.nz

Rowan Brailsford

Rowan is the second generation Brailsford to be working in the company, and his role as Project Manager leads the development and maintenance of our client’s projects. He has a Diploma in Landscape Construction and contributes his depth of practical and technical experience to projects. Rowan manages our staff and subcontractors to deliver effective and comprehensive site preparation and establishment operations. He has specific skills in fresh water habitat restoration and for converting farm drains to thriving waterways. Call Rowan on – 027 746 7456

Our Team

The team at Brailsfords are all skilled in our native planting systems and procedures. Each person brings a unique set of skills and value to the team as well as a fantastic work ethic.